MacKenzie Currie

Program Associate

MacKenzie Currie (She/Her/Hers) is a recent college graduate who works as the Program Associate at Black Mothers’ Breastfeeding Association (BMBFA). She holds a Bachelor of Science in Global Studies & Social Impact with a double minor in African American Studies and Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies from Grand Valley State University. MacKenzie is a passionate Black feminist and overall advocate. During her studies, MacKenzie studied abroad in Cape Coast, Ghana, learning the literature and culture of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade. MacKenzie is also a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. initiated Fall of 2019 to the Nu Theta Chapter. In her sorority’s chapter, MacKenzie held the title of Vice President, where she actively worked as a community advocate, especially throughout the COVID-19 pandemics’ first few waves. MacKenzie went on to hold a position as a Direct Care Professional with Hope Network Grand Rapids, where she worked in home with developmentally disabled adults in foster care. She developed her interest in non-profit administration while working as an Assistant Field Director with Working America AFL-CIO. MacKenzie’s immense passion for non-profit administration led her to her role at BMBFA where she plans to contribute to its success.