Kimberly Eckel

Young Child Wellness Coordinator

Allegheny County

My mission is to continually build my understanding of how effective government policies and programs are designed and to use this knowledge to promote positive outcomes for our society.

Early Intervention Technical Assistance



Mary Anketell
Project Manager

+ Employment History

May 2016

Young Child Wellness Coordinator

Project LAUNCH
Pittsburgh, PA

April 2014

Senior Advisor

Allegheny County Department of Human Services
Pittsburgh, PA

September 2006

Research Assistant/Teaching Assistant

Boston College and John F. Kennedy School of Government
Chestnut Hill and Cambridge, MA

February 2005

Research Assistant

Centre for the Analysis of South African Social Policy
Oxford, UK

ABD for Ph.D., Political Science 

Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA

M.Sc., Comparative Social Policy

University of Oxford, New College
Oxford, England

B.A., Ethics, Politics and Economics

Yale University
New Haven, CT

The OCDEL Policy Fellowship will enable me to better understand how state government impacts early childhood policies and programs and in the short term, will hopefully improve my ability to pursue effective strategies as I lead the local implementation of our state's Project LAUNCH grant.