Glomery’s educational background and professional life reflect her interest and commitment to public service.Glomery most recently served as the Program Associate at Summer Search NYC where she provided direct services to a caseload of 35 NYC public high school students attending under-resourced schools. Sierra provided intensive year-round mentoring which focuses on fostering social and emotional development, academic and college readiness, and leadership development in her students. While at Summer Search, Sierra was vocal about sharing her ideas for improving the current Summer Search program model, particularly around early college access for 11th graders. Through her innovative action, 22 juniors from the most under resourced Bronx high schools were able to go on their first college trip in the spring of 2018.
Prior to working at Summer Search NYC, she worked as a Community Coordinator for the New York City Department of Education, a Case Manager at BronxWorks HomeBase (providing families eviction prevention services), and also has worked as a Case Aide for the Children’s Aid Society. Throughout her career she has demonstrated that providing a holistic approach creates the strongest results in improving her community. Glomery Sierra is a product of excellent public schools that were out of her community zone. She is a living example that when a child is given a fair shot at a quality education the opportunities are endless.
She obtained a bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Latin American Caribbean studies from Binghamton University in 2011.