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Delilah Seligman

High School Program Lead
Delilah Seligman, MSW, is a Training & Capacity Building Associate for the Gender & Family Project at the Ackerman Institute for the Family. Originally from Boston, Delilah studied psychology at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT, receiving her Masters in Social Work from Columbia University shortly after. Delilah has worked with various LGBTQ+ nonprofit organizations, including PFLAG, the NYC LGBTQ+ Community Center, and Sylvia Rivera Law Project, focusing on psychoeducation; community organizing and activism; program and materials development; communications; and capacity building. In her spare time, Delilah enjoys performing music with various DIY punk bands in NYC, as well as expressing herself creatively through art and writing. Her experiences as a multiracial transgender woman have inspired her to fight injustice for all marginalized communities, and through her advocacy, clinical, and educational work, she hopes to create sustainable social change for those most impacted by oppression