The 2024 Care Conference was a huge success! Thank you to all who attended in person and virtually.
Watch the event here and stay tuned for recordings and recaps from the event!

Chrishana M. Lloyd

Chrishana M. Lloyd, Ph.D., Research ScholarChild Trends

Opening Plenary: Exploring the Care Nexus: Intersections of Care, Gender, and Racial Inequality

Chrishana M. Lloyd, Ph.D. (She/Her), is a Research Scholar in the Early Childhood Development area at Child Trends. With over 25 years of experience in the social science and education fields, Dr. Lloyd is an expert in mixed methods and implementation research, innovative data collection strategies, and early care and education and human service program and workforce initiatives.

To share the lessons learned from her work, Dr. Lloyd has authored reports, policy briefs, blogs, infographics, toolkits, newsletters, book chapters, and magazine and academic articles, and has presented her work in video, community, town hall, and conference formats. Dr. Lloyd has been called on by researchers, practitioners, and policy makersincluding the White Houseto share her perspectives on and strategies for community-driven assessments and issues related to the early care and education workforce, and she has been cited in popular media outlets such as the New York Times and MSNBC.