Carol Osborne

Carol Lewis Osborne, MSc., retired as the Director for Program Initiatives at U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/ACF Region 4 after 40 years of service and is a Senior Advisor for Curriculum/Professional Development and Capacity Building Assistance for Fathers & Families Coalition of America. Her professional background includes work at the local level in a County Social Services Office as a Caseworker and Casework Supervisor. Prior to being selected to her current position, she was a Head Start Community Representative, Children and Youth Program Specialist for Child Welfare, Developmental Disabilities and Runaway and Homeless Youth Programs, Child Abuse and Neglect Program Specialist, Branch Manager for TANF/Child Care/Child Welfare, Director of the Division of Community Programs which includes the Head Start program and most recently Director of State Programs.

She received her early education in the public schools of her home state of Texas, undergraduate degree from Tennessee State University and graduate degree from the University of Utah.

Ms. Osborne is active in her community and Church. She is a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church, Founding member of the Ivy and Roses Community Fund Foundation, and a past president and current historian of Pi Alpha Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.