Gloria Henderson, originally from Houston Texas, is an equity-forward leader, educator, public speaker, and youth and community advocate. The greater Seattle area has been her home since December 2002, after graduating with her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature. She began her career in education a few years later as a teacher in both elementary and secondary schools once she received her Master of Arts in Education. For the last decade, she has been an assistant principal, principal, and Director of Opportunity, Equity and Inclusion in both medium and large districts.
Gloria is also a proud UW graduate, receiving her principal certification through the Danforth program, along with a Master of Education. Currently, she is a third year doctoral student in UW’s L4L program.