The 2022
Sadie T.M. Alexander Conference for Economics and Related Fields


Upholding the Standards:

Cultivating Economic Shifts Through Accountability and Community


Sadie T.M Alexander Conference for Economics and Related Fields 

2022 Hybrid Conference Weekend of Events

February 17 - 20, 2022 | Washington, DC

Brookings Institution   Urban Institute 

takes a village

to raise a child,

They say it

so it will take a nation to be strong enough to raise America through it’s institutions to be an adequate ally to the groups who are alienated from achieving agency and freedom.

The assignment of holding financial institutions, corporations, and political parties accountable is long overdue. This call to action by the Black community and from Black women leaders, is a tradition. Last year’s recognition of four pandemics: racism, economic, environmental and notably health highlights there is no time like the present to continue the tradition of Black women holding the world accountable.

With the bigger picture of paving a way for the following generation of economists, researchers, and policymakers in mind, the overarching theme of SACE 2022 is accountability and building community.

Join us to engage in community collaboration on how to combat these tough conversations and gain the knowledge and resources to be a better advocate for the community. 


#SACE2022 #ThankYouSadie


The Sadie Collective will gather hundreds of Black women and allies from across the nation to hear from trailblazing Black women in the industry during our four day hybrid conference experience in Washington, D.C.  Events will be hosted at The Brookings Institution and The Urban Institute.


The general conference program consists of 6 panels, 5 workshops, 1 keynote address, 3 remarks/plenary sessions, 1 research reception, 1 award ceremony and 1 community service event. Whether an attendee is virtual or in-person, the curated experience will pair them with mentors and they will hear from speakers from a variety of fields including economics, public policy, business, finance, and related fields. 

Confirmed Speakers


Senior Analyst,

Dell Technologies

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Co-Founder, She Leads Africa

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Graduate Student at University of Chicago

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President of the Goldman Sachs Foundation


Assistant Professor of Economics at Barnard College


Founder, Axle Impact Studio

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 Chief Operating Officer of Global Investment Research

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Founder and Executive Director at The Chisholm Legacy Project


Vice President at the Joint Center for Economic Studies


Associate Economist at RAND Corporation


Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy


Fellow at the Brookings Institution

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President and CEO of Opportunity Finance Network

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Internal Engagement Specialist, The Sadie Collective


Fellow at the Brookings Institution

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Partner, Goldman Sachs


author of Peace, Rest and Be


B.S. Economics, The University of Michigan-Ann Arbor


Economist, International Monetary Fund


Founder and lead

consultant for PopWorks Africa

2022 Conference Recruiter Access

All 2022 conference recruiters will have access to our new conference landing page upon registration via Eventbrite, which will provide recruiters access to the following:

  • Access to the conference experience from February 17, 2022, to February 19, 2022, such as the Sadie Collective Career Opportunities Fair, Research Reception, Mentorship Roundtable, Awards Night, Panels, and Workshops

  • Resume Book showcasing all of Sadie's top talent as well as ability to directly reach out to conference guests via the brazen platform

  • Logo featured on our website and Logo in the brochure

Career Opportunities Fair participants include:

PREDOC   |   Stanford University   |   Compass Lexecon   |   Hamilton Place Strategies   |   Jain Family Institute   |   ABT Associates   |   Center for Global Development   |   Wayfair   |   Berkeley Research Group

Congressional Budget Office   |   MIT Sloan   |   San Francisco Federal Reserve   |   Goldman Sachs

Chicago Federal Reserve   |   Gates Foundation   |   Atlanta Federal Reserve   |   Princeton University

Urban Institute   |   Brookings Institution


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The 2021 Sadie T.M. Alexander Conference for Economics & Related Fields