Kori Gough, Heart Galleries of Texas Director

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“I am honored to be able to team up with TXICFW to continue to enhance permanency outcomes for children, youth and families involved in the child welfare system in our state.”

Kori Gough is the Director of the Heart Galleries of Texas, a program located within the Center for Societal Impact at the Steve Hicks School of Social Work. Kori received a Bachelor of Arts in History and Economics from The University of Texas at Austin. She has been in the child welfare space her entire career, beginning as a consultant for nonprofits before moving to Partnerships for Children where she served as the executive director for almost 10 years. Kori is using her child welfare and directing experience to grow the Heart Galleries of Texas programs and continue her dedication to finding positive permanency for children and youth in Texas.