Adrienne BellChief Innovation Officer and VP, Development & Communications

    Ms. Bell oversees the organization’s growth strategy and leads the digital and offline communications strategies for the organization.Prior to joining the Children Now, Ms. Bell was the Communications Director for the Wisconsin Farmers Union, a member-driven, grassroots advocacy organization for family farmers and rural communities. Previously, she served as a grant writer and program specialist for the South Madison Health and Family Center, a collaboration of non-profit organizations that provided services to low-income families of color to reduce the the high infant mortality rate among Black infants in South Madison. During that time, Ms. Bell also managed special projects and events for the Simpson Street Free Press, an after school writing program for middle and high school students in South Madison. Ms. Bell also worked in advertising for the local news station, WEUX and WLAX.Ms. Bell graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with a BA in Sociology and Social Welfare, where she served as the news editor of The Daily Cardinal and worked as a stringer for TIME Magazine.