Christin Gates Calloway serves as Programs & Policy Manager for The Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness. She possesses over a decade of experience in mixed methods research with published pieces that have translated into initiatives that shape improved policies and practices that address systemic racial inequities at both the local and national level.
Prior to joining the Foundation in January 2020, Christin served as a Policy Associate with the Race to Equity Project. Through holistic community partnership and engagement, she worked to bring synergy to the development and operations of strategic partnerships designed to address the underlying, systemic and institutional drivers of racial inequity.
A proud Mississippi native, Christin graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Mississippi with Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa distinctions. Additionally, she earned the nomination for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship and was named a member of the Hall of Fame for her advocacy to help erase the inequities and inadequacies of the Mississippi public education system. She earned her Master of Education in Education Policy and Management from Harvard’s Graduate School of Education in 2012. While at Harvard she served on the Dean’s Advisory Committee for Equity and Diversity and the Achievement Gap Initiative for the Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy. In 2017, Christin was recognized by Brava Magazine as a Woman to Watch for her contributions to the University of Wisconsin - System’s 2020 Forward Strategic Framework effort to improve student retention, success and completion. She currently sits on various citywide and county committees including the Madison Metropolitan School District Superintendent Human Advisory Relations Committee, Dane County Restorative Justice Coalition, and the City of Middleton Equity Team.