C. Leigh Wilson, MSW

Fostering Resiliency in African American Boys Experiencing Homelessness

Leigh Wilson currently serves as a Strategist and Project Manager at PolicyLab at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She provides strategic planning and policy support as a member of PolicyLab’s strategy team and oversees practice efforts related to PolicyLab’s intergenerational family services portfolio. Currently, her work focuses on quality assessments within community-based initiatives, child welfare, and patient care.

Prior to PolicyLab, Leigh served as a Stoneleigh Emerging Leader Fellow at the People’s Emergency Center from 2013-2014, where she managed a community-based organizational assessment. She has also completed internships at People’s Emergency Center, the Homeless Health Initiative at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and the Corporation for Supportive Housing. Leigh began her career as an AmeriCorps member at Lutheran Family Health Center.

Leigh holds a BA in international studies from Indiana University Bloomington and an MSW from the University of Pennsylvania.

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Emerging Leader Fellow

2013 - 2014

People’s Emergency Center

Current Position

Strategist and Project Manager
PolicyLab at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia


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