Carol Mizoguchi is currently a Family Assistance Program Specialist at U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, where she joined the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Family Assistance (OFA) in February 2016. Prior to joining OFA, Mizoguchi worked for Casey Family Programs as the Director of Strategic Engagement & Initiatives, where she worked directly with the CEO to influence national leaders, organizations, and key stakeholders to commit to strengthening government systems in order to increase their effectiveness in protecting children and families. Additionally, Mizoguchi was responsible for managing Casey's philanthropic partnerships. Mizoguchi has also served as the Two Gen Coordinator for The Center for Working Families in Atlanta, Georgia, Community Service Administrator for the Washington State's Department of Social and Human Services, and Director of Women's Program for Metro King County.
Mizoguchi has a law degree and a Masters in Public Administration from Seattle University and bachelor's degree from the University of Washington and over 25 years of Human Services experience. In 1991, Mizoguchi and four of her closest friends founded Sisters-in-Common. The organization is a non-profit social service agency that was developed in response to a void in culturally competent intervention services for adolescent females of color, in the Juvenile Justice System. Mizoguchi's community services includes King County Women's Advisory Board (Board Member), National Black Church and Domestic Violence Institute(Board Member), African Women's Development Fund- Chair of Pacific Northwest Region, Gideon's Promise and the Southeastern Council of Foundations (Board of Trustees), to name of few.
Mizoguchi is the proud mother of four adult children and seven grandchildren. In her spare time, she enjoys gardening and reading.
Last Updated: September 30, 2017