Chelsea Hartney is a New York-based Senior Talent Associate at Venture for America. In her current role, Chelsea manages VFA’s Selection process, coordinates all Selection Days, and runs Fellow Onboarding. Prior to joining the VFA Team, she received her B.A. in Urban Studies with a concentration in Art History from Barnard College. Her passion for a mission-driven approach to urban development led her to VFA as an intern for the Programs team, and she’s never looked back. Chelsea grew up in sunny south Florida and has a soft spot for goldendoodles, CityLab, contemporary fiction with a strong female lead (friend her on GoodReads!), and authentic Mexican food.