Brenda Blasingame is a social sector consultant and a founder of the newly emerging organization Interconnected Alchemy, a BIPOC founded and focused organization. During her professional career Ms. Blasingame has focused her work on systems change efforts that are addressing issues that most impact the lives of children, families and communities marginalized by racial injustices and social inequities. She has over two decades of experience working on public health issues such as child abuse prevention, tobacco prevention, homelessness, psycho-social well-being, maternal child health and birth equity. She has worked for over two decades specifically on early childhood/early learning systems development working across issue areas and sectors. She has worked at the executive and senior management level and her experience spans working in three sectors: non-profit, government/public and philanthropy at the local, state, and national levels.