As the Director for Public Service Leadership Development at Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business, Beth is responsible for the Leading for Change Fellowship program and developing strategic partnerships with key stakeholders in the private, public and nonprofit sectors that allow her to leverage their investments and expertise. She is committed to fostering collaboration among the sectors enabling large scale change in the Philadelphia region.
Beth joined Drexel in March of 2015 after having worked in various roles and positions from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLC to the City of New York Mayor’s Office, and the American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy to nonprofits such as Women in Need and the National Human Services Assembly. She also has extensive experience working with volunteers, boards and has a long standing connection to United Way at the regional and national level.
Beth holds a BA from Howard University, a Master’s in Counseling Psychology from New York University and an MPA in Public and Nonprofit Management and Policy from the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University.
Before joining LeBow College in August 2013, Young served as vice president for external affairs at the National Constitution Center and as a special assistant to President George W. Bush and acting director of USA Freedom Corps. Prior to joining the Bush administration she was vice president of the Public Forum Institute and was a staff member on the U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee. She holds degrees from George Washington University and Grove City College, and studied at the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government.