Efforts to link two public assistance programs encountered barriers – surveillance culture, institutional racism and gender discrimination....more
Victoria Egan, MPH, is the Deputy Director for the Center for Hunger-Free Communities at Drexel’s Dornsife School of Public Health. Victoria leads the Center through its next phase as we embark on integrating economic security activities into the TANF program and continue to lead the way with Drexel in addressing childhood hunger through research, advocacy and community engagement. Since 2010, Victoria Egan has provided operational, administrative, logistical and financial management for all of the activities and programs of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities. Previously, Victoria served as a commissioned officer in the U.S. Navy. Victoria is a graduate of Harvard College with a baccalaureate degree in biological anthropology. She holds her Masters in Public Health from Drexel University.