Laknath Gunathilake with Row New York


Laknath worked with Row New York as a Program Evaluation Fellow. He worked to determine attrition rates among students who participate in Row New York’s High School Rowing Program to determine who has a higher chance of dropping out of the program. Laknath created a data handbook along with impact reports for each borough that Row New York works in.


  • Analyzed student attrition, which including reporting findings to senior staff and creating a report on results

  • Created an instructional document to inform recruitment strategy

  • Created Data Handbook to ensure that staff members have a firm understanding of the type of data collected and the purpose

  • Created impact reports for each borough and presented information to staff


Over 250 youth in 2018-2019

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