Vanessa McDowell

CEO, YWCA Madison

A Madison native, McDowell became the CEO of YWCA Madison in 2017 — the first Black woman to hold that position — three years after starting work there. She is deeply committed to offering programs and services that support women and social justice, help families and strengthen communities. McDowell was appointed by Gov. Tony Evers this year to his State Advisory Council on Equity and Inclusion.

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