Assistant Director of Community and School Partnerships
Lindy Center for Civic Engagement, Drexel University
Kelly Sheard is a two time graduate of The University of Michigan, most recently with a Master's in Social Work. Her professional endeavors have focused on youth programming and and civic engagement in higher education. She has served as a mentor with several local organizations, including Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southeastern Pennsylvania, City Year iMentor and Philadelphia Futures. A Philadelphia native, Kelly calls West Philadelphia home and believes strongly that all Philadelphians have the power to affect positive change within the context of their own lives, neighborhoods and beyond. The proud mommy of a 1 year old son, her interests range from nerding out on local civic issues to watching fitness infomercials to hoarding magazines that she will one day read.