Chief Inclusion & Advocacy Officer
Victoria R. Bennett was appointed ECS’ first chief inclusion and advocacy officer in 2016. With more than 30 years of human services commitment, and with a focus on progressive family care and parental involvement, she is highly-regarded as an expert working with urban women, children, youth, and marginalized communities.
As chief inclusion and advocacy officer, Victoria’s role capitalizes on her extensive experience engaging staff, the community, and program participants in a self-empowering process to affect service delivery and systemic change.
Victoria has received numerous certifications and awards in leadership, social services, and training, including the Nonprofit Executive Leadership Institute (NELI) certification from Bryn Mawr College and the Instructor’s certification from the Center for Improvement of Child Caring’s “Effective Black Parenting” curriculum.
Victoria holds a Master’s Degree in Human Services from Lincoln University, completing her thesis on “Cultural Exposure and Empowerment for the African American Family.