Erin Medina is the Chief Strategy Officer with Special Olympics Colorado, which includes the Athlete Leadership Program, Family Services, Health and Wellness, Young Athletes, Volunteers, and Coaching. Erin has spent her career strengthening and transforming our community. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Colorado State University. Throughout her career she has worked individuals with intellectual disabilities and mental health issues, children and families experiencing homelessness, and children, youth and families involved in the child welfare system. Prior to Special Olympics Colorado, Erin worked with Mile High United Way, where she was the Director of Youth Initiatives overseeing the Bridging the Gap Program. In addition to primary work, Erin is also an adjunct professor at the University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work.