Leah Gatlin, MSW, is a doctoral candidate at Baylor University. Her dissertation focuses on how organizations within the Texas Hunger Initiative collaborate. In addition to her studies, Leah is a mental health therapist at a private outpatient behavioral health agency in Norman, Oklahoma and Community Faculty Instructor (Adjunct) in The University of Oklahoma Anne and Henry Zarrow School of Social Work. Leah holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in international studies from Baylor University and a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from The University of Oklahoma. She expects to receive her Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in social work from Baylor University in Spring/Summer 2018.