As Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Program Manager for Corporate Social Responsibility, Serene Gallegos leads the Ignite My Future in School program, TCS’ collaborative education initiative with Discovery Education. In her role, she works in close partnership with school districts across the country to bring free, high-quality teacher professional development that incorporates computational thinking into all core subject areas.
Serene brings 10 years of experience leading program development and delivery, fundraising initiatives, strategic partnerships, and business development efforts at non-profits including CSNYC/CSforALL and the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship. A proud former NYC public school teacher, she has devoted her career to improving educational experiences, opportunities, and outcomes for young people from underrepresented communities.
Serene graduated with a BA in International Relations from the School of International Service at American University and received an MS in Special Education at Hunter College. She is based in Edison, NJ.