Nancy Valentin is a creative, equity-focused leader who started her career at the Northwest Center in December 2013. She specializes in strategic planning and implementation of start-up projects that are both centered and led by community residents. Today, Nancy is a proud co-leader with the City of Chicago’s Department of Public Health for the Healthy Chicago Equity Zones, an initiative part of Healthy Chicago 2025 – the City’s community health improvement plan that outlines strategies to close this racial life expectancy gap. Nancy is an incoming MPH student at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Nancy enjoys many hobbies, which include painting, photography, traveling, and writing.
Nancy represented the Northwest Center in the Summer 2023 Nonprofit and Public Interest Fellowship.