Korina Barry is a licensed social worker, educator, and community organizer. 

Korina has advocated for children and families for over 15 years in nonprofit, county, and university settings. Korina is currently the Director of Outreach at the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare (CASCW). Korina develops and maintains the Center’s collaborative relationships including, University, county, tribal, state, and community stakeholders. Korina works closely with faculty on digesting research and developing training products and publications for child welfare professionals. Korina manages the Center’s conferences and coordinates the Center’s public policy efforts.

Korina is active in the community, supporting various agencies and initiatives. 

Korina is a proud graduate of the University of Minnesota, where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Child Psychology and American Indian Studies with an emphasis in Ojibwe language, as well as a Master of Social Work degree with a focus in Child Welfare.