Emily Skehan

Program Officer, Special Programs

Emily Skehan

Emily Skehan manages a portfolio of grants as part of the Special Programs team and oversees the family giving programs. She previously served as Program Associate for the Foundation’s Foster Youth strategic initiative. Prior to joining the Hilton Foundation, Skehan worked for Homeboy Industries, where she managed grant and fundraising activities for the largest non-profit gang intervention program in the United States. Skehan also previously held research positions in civic participation and environmental advocacy non-profits. She received her master’s and bachelor’s degrees in sociology from Stanford University.

Posts by Emily Skehan

  1. Our News

    National Foster Care Month: Supporting Foster Families

    Foster Youth May 18, 2015 By Emily Skehan

    We recognize that foster families are key to our strategy's goal of ensuring that foster youth transition to healthy, productive adulthoods.

  2. Our News

    National Foster Care Month: Learning from Research

    Foster Youth May 6, 2014 By Emily Skehan

    Each May, National Foster Care Month provides an opportunity for us to reflect and act on the year-round needs of American youth in foster care.

  3. Our News

    Foster Care in the News: Tragedy and Hope

    Foster Youth August 29, 2013 By Emily Skehan

    The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation is honored to work alongside nonprofit service providers, advocacy organizations, and researchers who strive to improve the lives of older foster youth in Los Angeles County and New York City.

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Foster Youth

Achieving healthy and productive lives for transition age youth in foster care. Learn more › about Foster Youth