Cara Fox, MPAff, Heart Galleries of Texas Coordinator

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“I get excited about a lot of things, but helping children who have been in foster care achieve positive permanency is my primary area of passion. I love connecting people to: each other, resources/supports that help, and ways they can make a difference. Working on Heart Gallery statewide expansion is at the intersection of all of this!”

Cara Fox is a proud two-time Texas Longhorn graduate (Bachelors in Social Work and Master of Public Affairs) with over two decades of experience in child welfare and nonprofit leadership/administration.

In her role as Heart Galleries of Texas Coordinator, Cara puts past operations, programmatic, development, and management experience to work by providing consultation and technical assistance to Heart Gallery affiliates across the state. She also coordinates operations for the Heart Galleries of Texas team. Building programs to help children who have been in foster care achieve positive permanency has been a primary focus of her career, and she loves connecting people to each other, resources/supports that help, and ways they can make a positive impact. She is excited to be working on advancing Heart Gallery statewide expansion as an innovative specialized adoption recruitment strategy that will impact thousands of Texas children.

cara.fox@austin.utexas.edu