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David Wessel on stage at Brookings Institution SACE Research Reception


Board of Directors

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Dr. Kristen Broady

Senior Economist and Economic Advisor and Director of the Economic Mobility Project, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Makada Henry-Nickie

Makada Henry-Nickie

Executive Director, JPMorgan Chase & Co

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Simone Gbolo

Executive Director, Public Policy and International Affairs Program, University of Minnesota

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Dr. Marionette Holmes

Chair of Spelman’s Economics Department and Associate Professor 

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Dr. Aisha G. Meeks

Associate Professor of Accounting at Morehouse College

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George-Ann Ryan


COO at Ryan Group

Panel of Black Women at SACE conference

The Sadie Collective Advisory Council is a body of diverse experts across academia, policy, finance, and media, committed to centering Black women in quantitative sciences, specifically economics, finance, data science, and public policy through strategic planning that will guide the next phase of The Sadie Collective.

Advisory Council

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Funke Aderonmu

Program Specialist, USAID Bureau for Resilience and Food Security

Elizabeth Asiedu

Elizabeth Asiedu

Professor, Department of Economics, University of Kansas

Roger Ferguson

Roger W. Ferguson, Jr.

Former Vice Chair of the Board of Governors and Former CEO of TIAA

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Jessica Fulton

Vice President, Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies

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Sarah Rosen Wartell

President, The Urban Institute

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Quentin Johnson

Director of Diversity and Inclusion Programs, Becker Friedman Institute at University of Chicago 

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Kayla Jones

Senior Research Assistant , Federal Reserve Board of Governors

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Derek Kaufman

Founder and CEO of the Inclusive Abundance Initiative

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Kadija Yilla

Business Analyst,

McKinsey &Co

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David Wessel

Director and Senior Fellow, Hutchins Center at Brookings Institution

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