Nancy Leon is currently the Training Director at EMILY’s List. Born and raised in Maryland, she is the proud daughter of Central American immigrants, and first generation college graduate. She received her BA in Political Science and International Studies from Wheeling Jesuit University. Since then, she has worked for various grassroots progressive nonprofits and local political campaigns in her native DMV area. In these organizations she led advocacy campaigns, youth workshops, and community organizing workshops to assist community leaders learn the skills they need to make change in their community. She currently works at EMILYs List helping women to run for office, win, and change the world.