Grants and Contracts Manager
Ms. Shields received her B.A. in History and Gender & Sexuality Studies from New York University, where she graduated magna cum laude, and her Master’s of Public Administration degree from Baruch College’s School of Public Affairs. She has several years of experience in the nonprofit sector. Most recently, Ms. Shields worked in grants management for the New York State Health Foundation, designing grant applications, performing preliminary due diligence on grantees’ financial documents, and managing reporting and payment deadlines for all grants.