Carolyn Liu Lumpkin, LCSW currently serves as the Vice President of Programs at United Friends of the Children, providing strategic, operational, and clinical leadership for UFC’s signature programs, Pathways Housing and Scholars. Carolyn previously served as the Director of Clinical Support, joining UFC in March 2019. Carolyn brings over 18 years of leadership and direct service experience working with diverse populations, including foster youth, probation youth, survivors of human trafficking, refugees, immigrants, youth/families involved in gangs, and incarcerated youth. Prior to United Friends, she most recently served as the Director of Empowerment Programs at the Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking, leading trauma-informed shelters, survivor leadership programs, emergency response, community social services, and the Los Angeles Regional Human Trafficking Taskforce. Carolyn has extensive experience providing trauma-informed clinical services in communities struggling with high rates of poverty and violence, and has implemented mental health programs in South Los Angeles, including an integrated treatment model for adolescents with substance abuse and trauma histories. Carolyn is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of California. Carolyn received a B.A. in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley and a Masters in Social Work degree from California State University, Long Beach.