Serena Saunders is a native of Silver Spring, Maryland. She is passionate about improving our democracy through increasing political representation and engagement of underrepresented groups, especially women and youth.
Currently, Serena works as a Staff Assistant for Running Start, managing the organization’s social media and digital community. She interned with Running Start in 2019 and was a Running Start delegate to the 2019 Reykjavik Global Forum, speaking at a main stage plenary session about the need for Millennial and Gen Z empowerment in the workplace. She has previously interned with Feminist Majority Foundation, Pay Our Interns, Platform, the UMD A. James Clark School of Engineering, CLIA and MaryPIRG.