Mia Serpico Consultant
Sectors : Nonprofit
Specialties : Gender Equality, International Development, Education, Children & Youth
Education : B.A. In Biology from Ursinus College, certificates in gender, climate change, and human rights from UNHCR, the UN Environment program, and the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria.
Since 2018, Mia (she/they) has supported the work of various growth-stage NGOs ranging from urban food security initiatives to refugee resettlement and girls’ education-focused programs throughout the US and abroad. Currently, Mia lives and works in Uganda, leading resource mobilization for a grassroots organization focused on girls’ education, reproductive justice, and economic inclusion. Recognizing the critical role of inclusive policies for young folks, Mia has co-developed strategies for incorporating youth voices in organizational design and spearhead the development of a youth advisory committee.
Driven to support movements in scaling their impact, they have a passion for building the resiliency of organizations by seeking out trust-based funding opportunities with partners committed to funding equity and the decolonization of giving practices.
Mia has secured over 2M in multi-year funding for growth-stage non-profits, along with strengthening existing partnerships and funding relationships, leading to increases in funding commitments.
Passion for Social Impact
Mia champions the equality of all genders and believes deeply in a future where organizations are rooted in collective healing and systematic social transformation. She is especially passionate about education, gender equality, and international development.
Hiking, yoga, reading, traveling, cooking, boxing, gardening, animal welfare (fostering)