Desmond Serrette received his Bachelor of Arts in African American Studies from Wesleyan University in 2005. Desmond went on to receive his master’s in public policy from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government in May 2009. While there, he was the managing editor of the Harvard Journal of African American Public Policy and president of the Harvard Kennedy School’s Black Student Caucus.
Desmond has served on the following boards and committees: United Medical Center, the Maryland Health Care Delivery Reform Subcommittee, the Maryland Essential Health Benefits Advisory Committee, the Edmund Burke High School Board of Trustees, and the Economic Development Committee for the Branch Avenue Revitalization Project.
Recently, the Daily Record named Desmond an honoree of their 20 in Their Twenties awards. The 20 in Their Twenties awards feature Maryland’s up-and–comers who are successful by or before the age of 30. Desmond is currently the senior policy analyst for 1199SEIU.