Interim Executive Director, Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia
Natasha Daniela de Lima McGlynn is currently the Interim Executive Director of the Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia, a victim service agency that serves over 3,000 victims of violence and co-victims of homicide annually. Prior to AVP, Natasha obtained a Masters degree in Public Administration from the University of Pennsylvania’s Fels Institute of Government. As a Student Fellow with the Ortner Center on Violence & Abuse, Natasha’s graduate research on violence against women in public spaces from a public administration lens earned her the 2020 Fels Public Service Award. Natasha has a wealth of knowledge in nonprofit management, community development, and government and regulatory affairs. Her professional career includes years of public service at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, where she engaged in administrative transparency and open government matters, and played a key role in launching key diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives. An advocate for women’s rights and underrepresented communities, Natasha contributes her time and talents to several nonprofit organizations, including Rising Organizers, the Women's National Democratic Club, and the Wendy Martinez Legacy Project, founded after the tragic murder of her best friend, Wendy Martinez, in 2018. Originally from Brazil, Natasha was raised in Brooklyn, New York. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Portuguese/Brazilian Studies and Economics from Smith College.