Kayleigh is a Professional Research Assistant for the University of Colorado Denver’s School of Public Affairs. She graduated with honors from Illinois State University with a BA in Anthropology and History, and is experienced in qualitative and quantitative research methods. An AmeriCorps VISTA alumni, Kayleigh has spent the last several years in the non-profit field working with populations including refugees, youth in the foster care system, and people experiencing homelessness. It was through these experiences that she developed a passion for addressing social justice issues through community collaboration, leading to involvement in a number of community and state-wide networks focused on homelessness and Veteran issues in Colorado. Kayleigh was first introduced to PARTNER in 2014 when she used the tool to conduct a Social Network Analysis of a homeless Veteran services network she was connected to in the Denver Metro area.