Coach and Consultant, The Center for the Study of Social Policy
Audrey is currently a consultant with her own practice — ADJ Coaching and Consulting.
Current contracts include: The Center for the Study of Social Policy, LA office, working with First 5-LA and the federally-funded Building Neighborhood Capacity Program, and Promise Neighborhoods; ORS Impact, a research and evaluation firm in Seattle, WA; and The Race Matters Institute, working as a co-facilitator in racial equity training.
Audrey's consulting areas of expertise are in supporting community capacity building for resident-centered, place-based community change; cultivating community, organizational and collaborative partnership capacities for strategic use of data; and teaching about and facilitating conversations to promote racial equity and social justice. Also recently, Audrey enrolled in a nine month coaching certification program called Leadership That Works and will become a certified coach in May 2016.
Before moving to California, Audrey served in various positions in philanthropy, most recently in Boston, Massachusetts (2010-2012), and before that for twelve years at the Annie E. Casey Foundation in Baltimore, MD. Previous to her work at the Casey foundation, Audrey accumulated more than a decade of work experience in participatory evaluation research in public agencies, non-profits and in academia.
She has an M.A. in Social Psychology from The University of Virginia's Social Psychology program, is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University's Master of Social Work program, and a graduate of the Virginia Commonwealth University doctoral program in Social Work and Social Policy. Audrey currently lives in Fontana, CA, recently reunited with her family of origin.