Ariella Gregson

Development Specialist 

Ariella Gregson (she/her) is the Development Specialist for the Education Law Center. She is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing ELC’s comprehensive fundraising program, including special events, annual fund, major gifts, planned giving, donor relations, and strategic communications. 

Prior to joining ELC in August 2022, Ariella was an Associate Manager, Special Events and Corporate Relations at Einstein Healthcare Network in Philadelphia. She was instrumental in growing philanthropic revenue, managing corporate partnerships, and implementing mission-driven signature events. Ariella previously worked as a Health Educator and Evaluation Coordinator for Einstein’s A Better Start division. In this role, she taught an evidence-based, community health education program to over 500 students weekly, with a special focus on children with autism. 

Before entering the health care sector, Ariella was an after-school teacher for EducationWorks, where she taught a city literacy initiative, Youth Education for Tomorrow (YET), to assist students with independent reading, critical thinking abilities, and writing skills. Following her graduate studies, Ariella served a term with the national service network, AmeriCorps.  

Throughout her teaching career, Ariella was an adjunct instructor of Sociology for Rowan College at Burlington County, specializing in race and ethnic studies. Ariella is a graduate of the John W. Draper Interdisciplinary Master’s Program in Humanities and Social Thought at New York University. She graduated with High Distinction from Penn State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations and minors in English and Sociology. 

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