susieCo-chair, Educational Advisory Committee

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Susie Leness Gilbert has a background in book publishing, serving as Associate Director of Publicity for Vintage Books, among other roles. She has served on the boards of Room to Grow, Inc., a non-profit dedicated to enriching the lives of babies born into poverty, and Fence Magazine. Before creating the Educational Advisory Committee Susie served as SpeakEasy’s Program Director for five years, helping to build in-school and after school outreach programs, as well as remote workshops during the COVID crisis. She is also a photographer and lives in New York City with her family.