Philadelphia FPAC

Diane Cornman-Levy

Diane Cornman-Levy is currently the Executive Director for the Federation of Neighborhood Centers. Before working at the Federation, she was the Founder and Executive Director of Journey Home, a nonprofit organization that provided health and human services to more than 2,500 individuals per year. She has an expertise in community health, program design, non-profit management, and building innovative partnerships. For the past 25 years, Ms. Cornman-Levy has focused on designing and implementing innovative approaches to address complex social problems, such as as poor health, hunger, high school attrition and unemployment. She has held various professional positions including physical therapist, teacher, healthcare consultant, community activist, and founder and executive director of a non-profit organization. In each of these positions, she has challenged the status quo through improving existing or developing new programs, and forging innovative partnerships to affect change at the systems level. Her efforts have culminated in the creation of community health-training programs for health professional students, youth development programs for at-risk youth, workforce development programs for low-skilled adults, and cross-sector partnerships to improve a reentry system. Currently, she is a member of Thomas Jefferson University School of Population Health MPH Advisory Board. Ms. Cornman-Levy received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology at Brown University and a Masters of Science in Physical Therapy at Northwestern University.