Ivy joined Beck Institute in June of 2019. She holds an MA with distinction from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, which she earned while on a Fulbright graduate student award, and holds a BA with distinguished honors in English from Ursinus College. Before joining the Beck team, Ivy served as Director of Communications and Foundations at Children’s Scholarship Fund Philadelphia, where she supported Philadelphia families seeking quality early education for their children. As Communications Director at Beck Institute, Ivy oversees all internal and external communications, including web, print, video, and digital media. Ivy currently serves on the Ursinus College Career Advisory Board and is a member of the Philadelphia Public Relations Association. Outside of work, she can be found in her local community garden, at the gym or cycling studio, or in the kitchen of her South Philadelphia row home, where she lives with her husband and their cat.