Leah Moschella is a senior program manager for the Pathways to Prosperity Network, a collaboration between the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Jobs for the Future, where she supports leaders in K-12, higher education, business and industry, and government in developing and implementing rigorous career pathways leading to high-wage, high-demand jobs that leave open the prospect of further education.
Prior to joining JFF, Ms. Moschella served as the Manager of College and Career Pathways at Notre Dame Education Center where she was responsible for designing and implementing a workforce readiness curriculum and employer engagement council for English language learners, adult learners, and opportunity youth. Ms. Moschella also brings seven years of program management experience with JVS Boston and The Work Place One Stop Career Center in Boston where she led initiatives to support persistence in high school completion and reduce barriers to college and career. While there, she oversaw the development of the Secure Jobs Partnership, a collaborative program supporting low-income and homeless families in securing family-supporting careers. Ms. Moschella served as a founding member of the Boston Youth Workforce Collaborative, and as a Shafik Gabr Diplomatic Fellow for innovative leaders in public policy and international dialogue in Egypt and Washington, DC. Ms. Moschella has a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Gender Studies from Fordham University in New York, Master’s Degrees in Human Services and Education from Northeastern University in Boston.