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Yen Thieu, an EDC research associate, brings a strong background in early childhood education to her work on the Games for Young Mathematicians research project, where she coordinates the large-scale data collection process, manages the extensive datasets, and contributes to the data analysis. Currently, Thieu is leading three large teams of data collectors who are conducting child assessments in early math knowledge and skills with over 700 preschoolers in Head Start centers. She is also spearheading the communication and dissemination efforts of the project, as well as contributing to the writing of reports and professional development materials. Thieu holds a BA in Economics and International Studies from Albion College and an MS in Sustainable International Development from The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University.