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Chelsea Naylor
Senior Outreach Manager, Northwest Region

Chelsea is IYI’s Senior Outreach Manager connecting locally and supporting youth-serving organizations in Northwest Indiana.  

She prioritizes elevating local needs and voices in her work and is eager to form new relationships and deepen existing ones. She is also in search of the best chai latte in NWI and loves meeting at local coffee shops to learn about the work happening to support youth.

Chelsea earned her Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies from DePauw University before completing a Master of Arts in the same field at Columbia University. She also completed a year of coursework in the MA program at the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. Her educational background enriches the way she understands people and communities.

Chelsea’s hobbies include travel, reading, and crafting. She lives in South Bend with three cats: Oscar, Hemingway, and Fitzgerald.