Gillian Knight

Gillian Knight
Program Associate

Gillian Knight is a Program Associate at Healthy Communities Foundation. In her role, Gillian is helping establish an evaluation framework with a focus on advancing progress toward equity. After obtaining her Bachelor of Arts in Politics and Psychology from Lake Forest College, she spent a decade working with Chicago’s young people in food sovereignty, housing, and health. She received a Master’s degree in Social Work and a Master’s degree in Public Health from University of Illinois at Chicago.


Originally from the Southwest, she brings the heat wherever she goes. You can find Gillian at the Healthy Communities Foundation office, her community garden plot, or walking around outside with a cup of coffee, ready to chit-chat.



Leading with Values: Evaluation  “Leading with Values: Evaluation” – April 22, 2010