Dr. Jill Bazelon is the Founder of Investing in Ourselves, a Philadelphia based non-profit committed to positive lifestyle behavior change in underserved communities of Philadelphia, and serves as Program Director at Bridges to Wealth.
Dr. Bazelon also teaches in the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education (Penn GSE) Urban Masters program. Dr. Bazelon holds her Ph.D. in Educational Policy from Penn GSE and her B.A. from Williams College. Dr. Bazelon taught elementary school for five years: first as a Teach For America Corps Member in the South Bronx, New York, and then at a charter school in South Central Los Angeles.