Serena is Potomac Riverkeeper Network’s Outreach Coordinator. She received her Bachelor's degree in Environmental Science from the University of Virginia and was an aquatic ecology research assistant. As a Peace Corps Volunteer in Zambia, Serena worked as an agroforestry extension agent in a community of smallholder farmers along the beautiful Mkushi River. Serena was also a grassroots electoral organizer on congressional campaigns in New Jersey in 2018 and Kansas in 2020. She grew up in Virginia Beach and still enjoys being outdoors among the trees and around the water, often with a book in hand.