Leah Szelest

Executive & Development Associate

Leah joined the Matthew Shepard Foundation team in February¬†2016 as an Executive & Development Associate. She coordinates with volunteers, assists with general administrative duties and supports the Foundation’s Annual Honors Gala in October.

Leah moved to Denver in 2010 after living in Boston for several years. Prior to that she received a bachelor’s degree in sociology at Quinnipiac University in Connecticut. She has experience working with nonprofits that specialize in helping children and families, and is excited to transition into supporting social justice and the Foundation’s mission to Erase Hate.

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