Ralph Thorn is an employee at the Philadelphia CitizenRalph is a North Carolina native and that has called Philadelphia home since 2016. She has run operations for nonprofit, for profit and public service sectors. After a bout in city government working on children’s health and wellbeing initiatives, she joined a local hospitality company as director of operations.

Just prior to The Citizen, she held down operations at a leadership coaching firm, working with dozens of growth-stage companies and leaders in Philadelphia’s entrepreneur ecosystem.

Anything community wellness—affecting children, families or food systems—you can count her in on the conversation. She spends free time doing graphic design, ceramics, and exploring nature and green spaces in and around the city.

She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina Asheville with bachelor degrees in both French and International Studies.


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