Angela Perry

Director, Postsecondary and Workforce Pathways

Angela Perry

Data is a tool that can help build a more equitable future.


Angela leads DQC’s work to advocate for improved integration of postsecondary and workforce data into state longitudinal data systems, and to improve the policy, access, and use of this data to create equitable educational and career outcomes.  

Prior to joining DQC, Angela was a Director of Policy and Advocacy at The Institute for College Access and Success (TICAS) where her work focused on state-level higher education accountability, with the goal of strengthening protections for students against predatory practices and burdensome loan debt. Angela also previously worked on healthcare and higher education policy with Consumers Union, Public Advocates, and Young Invincibles.  

Angela holds a juris doctor from the University of California, Irvine, School of Law, and a master’s degree in Communication from San Diego State University. She lives in Sacramento, CA, with her cat Tuna and her dog Casserole.  

Who is your education hero? Ruby Bridges

What is your favorite DQC resource? Show Me the Data! Who doesn’t love a resource that comes complete with a scavenger hunt? 

What’s your superpower? Enthusiasm in all circumstances.