New Team Member: Chelsea Higgs Wise
Over the summer we were so delighted to begin work with Chelsea. She is a great addition to our team as a trusted contractor working on our strategic planning projects and maybe a few other goodies. Read more about her below and feel free to drop her a note: Chelsea @ thesparkmill.com
Chelsea Higgs Wise is a mom, social worker and dialogue practitioner who specializes in connecting underserved and misrepresented communities with organizations eager to utilize their resources to support change. As an advocate who helps evolve narratives and policies, Chelsea has been an instrumental voice in numerous campaigns and small business through professional development and strategic planning. Her role as a community leader includes editorial writing, radio/ podcasting and participating in speaker series on issues related to racial equity and justice.
In 2018, Chelsea was included in Style Weekly's 2018 Top 40 Under 40 Power List of Richmond and selected as a Richmond Memorial Health Foundation Equity + Health Fellow for Built Environment. Chelsea has been appointed to serve the City of Richmond through the Richmond Behavioral Health Authority Board of Directors, the Richmond City Social Services Advisory Board and the Richmond Human Rights Committee. When not working and volunteering within her community, Chelsea enjoys time with her family by the water and laughing with her daughter Chloe.