Angela D. Curry, initially an Alabama A&M University Bulldog, earned a B.A. degree in political science from the University of Alabama in Huntsville (2000). A native of Syracuse, NY, Angela has lived in Huntsville for 32 years. Angela is the founder and volunteer executive director of United Women of Color, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit whose vision is to create an inclusive community by building relationships and facilitating authentic connections to address our community’s changing needs. Angela is also a configuration management analyst with more than 11 years of technical writing and process improvement experience. Angela is passionate on purpose regarding empowering women, girls, and their families, unity, and human rights. Her unique and practical perspectives on life have been gained through a variety of experiences in volunteerism, Christian ministry, foster care social services, customer service, and training.
Angela is the subject matter expert in her full-time employment role with Aerojet Rocketdyne. She has recently been awarded the UAH 2021 Alumni of Achievement award for the College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences as a result of her work with United Women of Color. Angela also received the Rosa Parks Catalyst of Change Award for her community organizing efforts advocating for transformative local police reform with the Citizens Coalition for Justice Reform, United Women of Color’s advocacy initiative. She is an alumnus of the inaugural class of the Women’s Policy Institute, a fellowship offered by the Women’s Foundation of Alabama. Representing United Women of Color, Angela also serves as a mentor with Troop 400, an all-female Boy Scout Troop teaching citizenship and government classes so that the young ladies may earn badges.
Angela believes that civic engagement is at the heart of all positive social change and as unique masterpieces, we all have the opportunity to ensure that all of us live empowered and dignified lives. When she is not working or serving the community, she loves to laugh, binge-watch television, swim, and ride her motorcycle.
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