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Darcy Walker Krause, LSW, J.D.

Position: Founder at Good Grief Gal

Darcy Walker Krause, MSW, LSW, J.D. (she/her), is the Founder of Good Grief Gal and is a non-profit and grief consultant, specializing in non-profit management, leadership, capacity building, and transformational growth. Having experienced the loss of her mother at the age of 15, Ms. Krause has spent the last thirteen years researching, advocating on behalf of, and supporting grieving children and their families. From 2013 through 2022, Ms. Krause was the Executive Director at Uplift Center for Grieving Children in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In this role, Ms. Krause led Uplift through transformational growth, including Uplift being recognized as a national thought leader and award-winning organization for its innovative Philly HopeLine. Ms. Krause has presented nationally for the Association for Death Education and Counseling and the NACG on a variety of topics, including human resources, partnering with government and local agencies to combat violence, research studies, and attachment in grief therapy. Ms. Krause is a frequent guest lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania and has been featured on a variety of media outlets, including the Philadelphia Inquirer, Trinity Broadcasting Network, Fox29, and podcasts (including the Dead Parents Society at the University of Pennsylvania). A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy and Practice and the Duke University School of Law, Ms. Krause has served as Secretary, Vice-President, and President of the NACG Board of Directors, and is Secretary of the Philadelphia Duke Alumni Board.