Madeline Williams is the director of post-secondary education and workforce development at Colorado “I Have A Dream Foundation” (CIHAD). In her current role she oversees workforce development and college retention services for students and their families.
Prior to joining the Colorado “I Have A Dream” Foundation, Madeline served as a program administrator for the City and County of Denver Office of Economic Development. While with the City she oversaw the program development, youth recruitment and partnerships coordination for the Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) that places high school and college students in internships throughout Denver.In addition to her background in workforce development, she has extensive experience in higher education support and services including, serving three years at Emily Griffith Technical College (EGTC) as the manager of testing and student support.Additionally, Madeline worked for the Community College of Denver for nine years as the director of the Academic Advising Center. A native of Colorado, Madeline graduated from East High School where she was an inaugural inductee into the school’s Sports Hall of Fame for Track and Field. She graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, and earned a Master of Arts degree in Higher Education and Leadership, as well as received a Graduate Certificate in Academic Advising from Regis University. Her goal and vision for the future is to continue her advocacy work on behalf of under-served families to remove systemic barriers to education and training to bring greater access and opportunities for all people to achieve the ability to be self-sustaining.
MWILLIAMS@CIHADF.ORG, 303.861.5005 EXT. 110