Delilah Seligman, MSW, is a Training & Capacity Building Associate for the Gender & Family Project at the Ackerman Institute for the Family. Originally from Boston, Delilah attended Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT, graduating in 2016 with a BA in Psychology. The following fall, she began her master’s education at Columbia University School of Social Work, having recently completed the program, earning her MSSW degree.
Delilah has worked with various LGBTQ+ nonprofit organizations, including PFLAG, the NYC LGBT Community Center, and Sylvia Rivera Law Project, focusing on psychoeducation; community organizing and activism; program and materials development; communications; and capacity building.
In her spare time, Delilah enjoys performing music with various DIY punk bands in NYC, as well as expressing herself creatively through art and writing. Her experiences as a multiracial transgender woman have inspired her to fight injustice for all marginalized communities, and through her advocacy, clinical, and educational work, she hopes to create sustainable social change for those most impacted by oppression.