Jessyca Dudley

2024Illinois, US


Jessyca is an experienced social sector leader and strategic advisor who has supported individuals and organizations in shaping their strategy, implementation, and learning to advance racial equity. As the founder and CEO of Bold Ventures, she leads a dynamic team and develops strong and trusting relationships with clients through facilitation and stakeholder engagement that enhance the impact of their efforts. Jessyca’s prior leadership roles include serving as the Executive Director of Chicago African Americans in Philanthropy, as a Director at Arabella Advisors where she developed new strategy approaches and advocated for investment in BIPOC communities, and as the Gun Violence Prevention program officer for the Joyce Foundation.