Delia Ryan is a licensed social worker in New York. She currently works as a Forensic Social Worker at The Legal Aid Society of New York City and a Live Support Specialist at Columbia University’s School of Social Work (CSSW). At Legal Aid, Delia conducts psychosocial assessments with clients facing lengthy prison sentences and writes mitigation reports to the Court and Bronx DA's office advocating for non-incarceratory alternatives. She also supervises Master's-level student interns. At CSSW, Delia is a co-leader of the Institute on Pedagogy and Technology for Online Courses, Associate for the Institute on Technical Skills for Online Event Production, mentor to incoming Live Support Specialists, and member of the Quality Assurance administrative team. Delia holds a BA in English from Rutgers University and a Master's of Science in Social Work from Columbia University.