Amber Wool recently served as a Stoneleigh Emerging Leader Fellow at Philadelphia Youth Network, where she advanced policy and practice reforms designed to increase postsecondary access for Philadelphia’s opportunity youth.
While earning her master’s degree, Amber interned with the Youth and Workforce Development Department at Episcopal Community Services of Philadelphia, where she focused on program design and delivery and an evaluation of a pilot youth mentoring program. She also worked closely with the Youth Sentencing & Reentry Project as a Research Fellow on a collaborative project between the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice and Penn Law School. Between her undergraduate and graduate years, Amber worked with a university faith-based nonprofit developing a cultural competence curriculum and mentoring college students.
Amber holds a BSW from the University of Georgia and an MSW from the University of Pennsylvania.