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Serena Saunders

Communications & Programs Coordinator

Serena manages Running Start’s social media and digital community, and she coordinates Running Start’s Congressional Fellowship, the only Congressional internship and political leadership training specifically for college-aged women. She has had a variety of roles with Running Start, from interning in 2019 to speaking at a main stage plenary session on the need for Millennial and Gen Z empowerment in the workplace as a 2019 delegate to the 2019 Reykjavik Global Forum to working part-time during graduate school. She previously interned with Feminist Majority Foundation, Pay Our Interns, Platform, the UMD A. James Clark School of Engineering, CLIA and MaryPIRG. Serena has a BA in public policy and an MPP from the University of Maryland.


Serena lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland, and enjoys films, television and books.


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