Welcome to the Advocacy Team, Holly!

General Account | January 29, 2020

Holly Gallagher

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.