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Adrianne Slash
President, The Exchange/Indianapolis Urban League

By day, Adrianne Slash is a human resources professional at Community Health Network, and in the remainder of her time, she considers herself a public resource supporting various community efforts. In addition to heading The Exchange, she chairs the Indiana Civil Rights Commission and pens a monthly column for the Indianapolis Business Journal’s Forefront Magazine/

Slash serves on the boards of the Indianapolis Urban League and is also a member of the newly formed Marion County Judicial Selection Committee and a member of the Indianapolis Cluster for CEOs for Cities.

In 2017, the National Urban League named Slash among its Young Professionals Hero in the Movement. In 2018, she was named one of United Way’s 100 Heroes and a Breakthrough Woman in Public Policy by the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Indianapolis Chapter.

Slash ran for Indianapolis Marion County City Council in 2015 in a bid to represent her neighbors in Council District 7. She received her bachelor’s degree in political science from Hampton University and is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and the Junior League of Indianapolis.