Kira Sconion '95 is a 2020 Unsung SHERO award winner. The National Coalition of 100 Black Women (NCBW), a non-profit organization whose advocacy and efforts work to influence policy that promotes gender equity in health, education and economic empowerment, presented her with this award for her ongoing community work with women and girls. She reminded the awards ceremony attendees that when you empower women and girls, you affect students, families and full communities. Kira is currently the president of the Harford County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., a local chapter of a private, not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to provide assistance and support through established programs in local communities throughout the world. In this role, she oversees a number of community programs and resources, including mentoring-style programs for high-school and middle-school students, financial literacy workshops, voter registration and education sessions, physical and mental health-related forums and other relevant support for Harford and Cecil county community members.
Kira is a senior executive and product management team leader in the education technology industry. She also enjoys supporting Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna, The Sharing Table and the Harford Community Action Agency (HCAA), organizations who provide assistance to those in greatest need within Harford County.