The Central Indiana Community Foundation has promoted Pamela Ross to vice president of opportunity, equity and inclusion, a new position for the foundation. She will be responsible for leading the organization’s initiatives that support equity and inclusive economic growth. Ross has more than 25 years of professional experience in the social services field, managing multiple programs dedicated to elevating the awareness and improving the plight of children and families. In her previous positions, she has worked with many diverse populations at several not-for-profit and corporate organizations in Indianapolis, across the country and abroad, including Tunisia, Africa.

Ross earned her bachelor’s degree from Indiana State and her master’s degree in social work from University of Georgia, where she focused on community development and program evaluation. She joined the foundation in 2016 as a community investment officer. In her role, Ross provided technical assistance to grantees and cultivated relationships with not-for-profit organizations. She also made grant recommendations to The Indianapolis Foundation board of directors in the areas of youth workforce, youth development, diversity and for the Summer Youth Program Fund.

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