Julie Siwicki is Aspen FSP’s Program Manager for Research. She coordinates projects that synthesize and translate research on consumer financial behavior. Her background includes nearly seven years of collecting, analyzing, and communicating data for the U.S. Financial Diaries project, a multi-million dollar study that tracked the details of how low- and middle-income families manage their finances. She previously consulted for microfinance organizations both in the U.S. and in West Africa. She holds a master’s degree in public policy and administration from New York University and a joint bachelor’s degree in economics and development studies from Brown.