Program & Research Assistant
Selena Chavez is a member of CSSP’s Young Children and their Families team, where she works to promote early childhood development and community transformation by studying how different systems and initiatives, such as in healthcare, early childhood, and community based policy change, support young children, families, and communities. Prior to CSSP, Selena completed internships at the American Association for University Women and the Aspen Institute where she gained experience in development, international relations, education and equity. In college, she was involved with a DC-based tutoring and advocacy group that sparked her passion for creating systems that support healthy early childhood development. She is a graduate of Georgetown University where she double majored in Justice and Peace and Economics and minored in Government. She is passionate about advocating and working for economic and social equity for minority populations.