Sue Gallagher, Chief Innovation Officer, Children’s Services Council (CSC) of Broward County, has been with the CSC for over 15 years providing opportunities for all children “to realize their full potential, their hopes and their dreams, supported by a nurturing family and community.” She leads efforts to support community partners to collaborate on improving programs, service systems and communities, including Asset Based Community Development. Dr. Gallagher is working on co-creating equitable government, data and service structures at the local level and currently serves as a Fellow with UPENN’s Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy (AISP)’s national learning community on integrated data systems.
She worked in non-profits serving people with developmental disabilities prior to coming to CSC. Dr. Gallagher is also an Adjunct Professor at Florida International University where she teaches organizational and community strategic planning. She has a bachelor’s degree in religious studies from Siena College in upstate New York, a master’s degree in Pastoral Ministry from St. Thomas University, Miami, FL, and a Doctorate in Education from Florida International University.