Serena Curry

National Program Development Manager

Serena Curry is the Director of National Program Development and is responsible for identifying new areas of growth for Child First services. She has dedicated her career in the non-profit and government sectors to supporting children and families impacted by trauma and gender-based violence. Most recently, during her time at the New York City Mayor’s Office, Ms. Curry trained thousands of direct service practitioners on trauma-informed practice and on promoting equity in services for people impacted by violence.  As a former direct service practitioner, she has experience providing crucial support services for people impacted by interpersonal trauma, and she was the architect of a county-wide response protocol to identify and serve youth impacted by human trafficking in New York State. Ms. Curry holds a Master of Science in Urban & Public Policy from The New School and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and International Studies from Loyola University Chicago.