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Fawn Phelps

Director of Leadership Development and Instructor

Fawn Phelps is the Director of Leadership Development and an Instructor at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She is an award-winning instructor with over 10 years of experience teaching within Harvard Chan’s DrPH and Public Health Leadership Lab Programs.

Prior to joining Harvard Chan, Ms. Phelps had a 15-year legislative and regulatory advocacy career where she lead systems-level change campaigns to improve the well-being of low-income and underrepresented populations. At Health Care For All, she served as Policy Director, Interim-Executive Director, and manager of the coalition backing Massachusetts’ 2006 health reform. She also served as the Director of Public Affairs at Easter Seals MA, a lobbyist for the Human Rights Campaign, and an aide to U.S. Senator Ron Wyden.

She has a BA with Honors from Wesleyan University and an MPA from the Harvard Kennedy School with a concentration in leadership and adult development.