Anne Marie McGrory, MSSP'14

Anne Marie McGrory, MSSP’14 and Certificate in Law

  • Communications Manager, Stoneleigh Foundation

Anne Marie is the communications manager for the Stoneleigh Foundation, which focuses on improving the life outcomes of Philadelphia’s most vulnerable youth by advancing change in the systems that serve them. In this role, she oversees the Foundation’s strategic messaging, online and social media engagement, media relations, publications, and events.

Anne Marie has deep experience in research and policy communications, previously serving as Manager of Communications and Events at the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia. In this capacity, she led the planning and implementation of the Greater Philadelphia Leadership Exchange, the Greater Philadelphia World Class Summit, and policy forums on a variety of key regional issues. She also served as a project manager overseeing research projects and strategic initiatives focused on education and talent development, global business growth, and regional infrastructure.

Previously, she worked at the Penn Wharton Public Policy Initiative and as a Program Officer for the international humanitarian agency Catholic Relief Services. Anne Marie holds a BA in humanities from Villanova University, an MS in Social Policy from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Certificate in Law from Penn Law.

“As a Masters student at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy and Practice, I learned rigorous research and evaluation methodologies as well as the ability to synthesize complex policy issues for public consumption. I’m very grateful to the MSSP program and community for your deep preparation and personalized guidance – I felt well-prepared to enter the economic development field upon graduating from Penn!”

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