We're excited to welcome Holly Gallagher to Habitat Wake as our new Advocacy Coordinator. This is a brand new position that will help expand the work of the advocacy department.
Here are a few things to know about her:
Hometown: Chapel Hill
College: Appalachian State, Class of Spring 2019
Previous Work Experiences:
- Recently supported Care4Carolina's legislative advocacy work to close the health insurance coverage
gap in NC
- Previously interned with the Women's Fund of the Blue Ridge, a nonprofit in Boone, NC which strives to make a positive change for women & their families in Northwest NC
- Completed an honors thesis titled "The Feminization of Poverty: Rural Appalachia and Beyond" which examined how women are affected by poverty in rural regions of Appalachia
- Studied abroad in Prague, Czech Republic while a student
Congrats again, Holly! We look forward to seeing all of the great things you will do in your new role.