Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce Economic Inclusion Director Adey Assefa will lead a panel discussion titled “WIth Purposeful Intention: Creating and Maintaining spaces for People of Color” at the Women’s Leadership Summit on February 6.
The event is virtual and free, though registration is required. Registration is open now at this link.
Adey was named the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce’s first economic inclusion manager in June of 2022 where she works to help the region and its businesses reimagine its workforce systems for a better, more inclusive and more equitable future. Prior to her work with the chamber, Assefa worked at UW-Madison within various programs – including the development of the RISE program, director of the African American Student Academic Services office, an advisor to the First Wave Hip Hop and Urban Arts scholarship program and director of the Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives. She received her bachelor’s in social welfare and her master’s in counseling from UW-Madison and grew up in the Eagle Heights neighborhood.
The one-day Women’s Leadership Summit this year is all online, so you can attend from the comfort of your home or office. It will feature five sessions on a variety of topics. Get more details and register now at WisconsinLeadershipSummit.com!