Annie Cardinaux, SCSB Project Coordinator

Annie joins the Simons Center for the Social Brain with a multifaceted background in nonprofit administration, program coordination, and autism. Most recently, at The May Center for Child Development, she worked directly with adolescents with autism and other developmental disabilities, where her responsibilities as an ABA Instructor included conducting assessments, adapting curricula, collecting and evaluating behavioral data, and coordinating with clients’ families. Annie has also worked in schools and as an ABA home therapist. Prior to joining the field of autism research and special needs education, she served as a program coordinator and educator for several Boston-based environmental nonprofits, training teachers, volunteers, and community members to implement ecology-focused curricula in science classrooms throughout the Boston Public School system. Annie recently completed a graduate certificate degree in Applied Behavior Analysis at Antioch University New England.

As Project Coordinator at the Simons Center for the Social Brain, Annie coordinates the center’s events, communications, and the funding application process for seed grants and postdoctoral fellowships, as well as various other administrative duties to support the daily operations of the center. She is responsible for organizing the Colloquium Series, Lunch Series, and other special events. Finally, she serves as the contact for potential research participants and supports the ongoing autism-related human subject studies in several labs at MIT.