New, exclusive member series: The Conference Room with Rachel Smith
Join Chamber President and CEO Rachel Smith to get an inside look at how your Chamber team is working daily on your behalf. This is your monthly opportunity to learn and ask questions.
Dr. Sheila Edwards Lange
Seattle Central College
Our August guest will be Dr. Sheila Edwards Lange, President of Seattle Central College. Dr. Edwards Lange has a wide range of experience in higher education administration and has been a leading advocate for diversity and inclusion throughout her career. Under her leadership as president, Seattle Central College has strengthened relationships with community partners to create new academic programs, broadened equity and inclusion initiatives and enhanced student support services to better promote student success. She played a key leadership role in the establishment of the Seattle Promise partnership with the City of Seattle to provide two years of free tuition to graduates of Seattle Public Schools.
In her previous role as vice president for Minority Affairs and vice provost for Diversity at UW, she was responsible for increasing diversity and working with senior leadership to improve the campus climate and retention of diverse students, faculty and staff.
Dr. Edwards Lange has been an active contributor to many civic and educational boards both locally and nationally to advance educational excellence and inclusion.