Ana Arellano Jimenez

Assistant Director, BIP Lab


Ana Arellano Jimenez serves as the Assistant Director at the BIP Lab, overseeing the development and execution of a diverse portfolio of research projects. Her commitment lies in leveraging data-driven approaches to create interventions supporting parental engagement, improving child outcomes and narrowing the achievement gap.
Before her tenure at the BIP Lab in 2018, Ana delved into patient-centered care as a project assistant in the Whole Health Program within the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Department of Family Medicine and Community Health. Her commitment to fostering community well-being was evident during her time at the City of Madison Planning Division, where she contributed to the Comprehensive Plan. Furthermore, she interned at the Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution, showcasing her dedication to scholarly research as a McNair undergraduate research scholar.

Ana earned her Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her academic journey was enriched by practical experiences at the university and in professional settings. These experiences allowed her to honed her skills in research, community planning, and adept project management.