Melinda Giovengo


National Network for Youth

Executive Director


Seattle, WA

Dr. Giovengo is the current Executive Director of YouthCare. She holds a doctoral degree in Educational Psychology. Dr. Giovengo’s work has focused on the needs of disenfranchised populations especially high school drop outs and homeless youth. She has over 27 years of experience in developing and implementing reengagement programs for this population. Most recently her program won the 2008 Governor’s Award for Best Workforce development practices for an Occupations Skill Center targeting homeless youth.