Senior Writer

Expertise: Aging trends, dynamics of family change in the United States

Paola Scommegna is a senior writer in U.S. Programs and has held a variety of communications positions at PRB since 2011. Her focus is on communicating academic research on health, well-being, and aging in nontechnical language for policymakers and program planners. She has previously worked at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, Bread for the World, and PRB. She has also served as an independent consultant for a variety of research and social change organizations, including the U.S. Census Bureau, Firelight Foundation, and Amizade. Scommegna holds a master’s degree in global education from American University and a Bachelor of Science in journalism from Northwestern University.