SABRINA J. CURTIS
Sabrina J. Curtis is a doctoral student at The George Washington University. Her research interests include access to education for women and girls, global human rights education, practitioner bias, and culturally responsive teacher training methods. Sabrina is passionate about the celebration of young girls and is an advocate for providing resources that increase girls’ self-awareness and self-esteem. She has extensive experience in mentoring and in leading youth empowerment programs. Sabrina is currently working on an upcoming project that will provide high school students with access to travel based and culturally responsive literacy programming that seeks to improve college readiness and increase student persistence and learning.
Sabrina recently served in the Obama Administration as the White House Liaison at the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Before joining NEH, she served as the Director of Scheduling for Attorney General Loretta Lynch and as Special Assistant and Advance Lead to Attorney General Eric Holder at the U.S. Department of Justice. Sabrina also served on the Advance Teams for the Offices of the Vice President and The First Lady at The White House.
Prior to joining the Obama Administration, Sabrina was a Lecturer in the Department of English at Howard University, a staff member on the Events and Ceremonies team for the 2012-2013 Presidential Inaugural Committee, and a member of the National Advance Team for Obama for America. She has worked on logistics and protocol teams for a wide range of political events throughout the country and abroad, including the first-ever U.S. Africa Summit, the INTERPOL General Assembly, various Justice and Home Affairs ministerials, and G6 summits. Sabrina’s international experience is highlighted by her extensive travel and the time she spent in the Political Section at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York.
Sabrina holds a Master’s degree in English from Texas Southern University and Bachelors’ degrees in English and Political Science from the University of New Mexico.