(June 22, 2020)–We are delighted to announce Farren Allen, Research and Evaluation Manager, has been selected to participate in the Next Generation Leaders (NextGen) cohort of the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs Leadership Lab!

Participants in this 10-month program are chosen from applicants across the country.  The curriculum is designed for young professionals who wish to develop leadership skills at the state and national level. The program is designed to assist participants in expanding their Title V network, and their maternal child health knowledge and proficiency.

The program kicks off on June 30, 2020 with a virtual orientation and will conclude in at the AMCHP Annual Conference, currently scheduled for May of 2021 in New Orleans.

Farren has worked for Family Connection since 2018, starting as a part-time Graduate Assistant while getting her master’s degree. She graduated from the University of South Carolina in May of 2020, receiving degrees in both Public Health and Social Work, with interests in population health and health equity. She accepted a full-time position with Family Connection shortly after graduation and is now the organization’s Research and Evaluation Manager. Her primary responsibility will be implementing and monitoring the Family Foundations: Autism Parent Navigator program. In addition, she will assess activities and outcomes across programs to ensure families continue to receive high-quality services.

Congratulations Farren for your acceptance to the highly acclaimed leadership cohort at AMCHP. We wish you much success!