Caridad A. Arroyo Quijano

Caridad A. Arrojo Quijano

Caridad A. Arroyo Quijano is a dynamic professional, passionate about quantitative and scientific analysis, but always from a humanistic and social perspective. Since January 2013, she’s served as the Statistics Lead and Kids Count Project Manager of the Youth Development Institute of Puerto Rico, leading the development of the Children and Youth Welfare Index for the first time in Puerto Rico, which serves as an instrument to display the conditions in which children and youth in the island develop. She also worked in partnership with the Multisector Council of Early Childhood and in the government sector in the creation of the First Early Childhood Observatory in Puerto Rico.

She worked previously as a project assistant at the Puerto Rico Statistics Institute and as health data analyst for Triple S Group.

Her studies are related to Mathematics, Statistics, Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) and she has conducted research in the field of pure mathematics, both at UPR and at the University of Iowa.