President & CEO

Dr. Madye Henson, President and CEO of Covenant House Washington 


As President and CEO of Covenant House Washington, Dr. Henson works to heighten regional and national awareness; create strategic partnerships; strengthen and expand services and programming; and continue to make Covenant House Washington a lifeline to quality resources for more than 30,000 young people within the Greater Washington Region.

Most recently, Dr. Henson served as the Deputy Superintendent for Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) where she was instrumental in the district’s success in launching an innovative satellite high school, community engagement, and vital student support services. Prior to this, Dr. Henson served as the President and CEO of HandsOn Greater DC Cares (HGDCC), leading the way in the mobilization of volunteerism and community service impact across the Greater DC Region. Dr. Henson also served as the Vice President of Community Impact Development with United Way Worldwide that followed a number of years where she worked as a leader in business and the community.

Dr. Henson earned a doctorate of management and a masters of business administration from Webster University. Her undergraduate bachelor of science in business is from the University of Missouri-Columbia.


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