433 Althea Dryden

Althea Dryden


Director of Operations, Cities United

Althea Allen Dryden is the Director of Operations for Cities United, a national
movement of mayors committed to reducing the homicide and shooting deaths of
Black men and boys ages 14-24 by 50% by 2025. In that role, Althea is responsible
for the office administration, organization communications, fund development,
mayor and partner engagement and related national events.

Althea has over 20 years of experience in project management, research, grant
writing and management, nonprofit management and community engagement.
Althea graduated from The Ohio State University with a Masters in African
American Studies and the University of Louisville with a Bachelors in Psychology
and minor in Pan African Studies.

Althea lives in Louisville, Kentucky and is the proud and grateful mother to Amari
and Grayson and personal chef and groomer to Braxton, the English Cocker
Spaniel who runs them all.