Grenae Dudley’s impressive career in the nonprofit sector has spanned over 25 years, where she has played various leadership roles. Currently serving as the President and CEO of The Youth Connection, a Detroit-based organization, Dudley has dedicated her career to empowering young people and promoting positive change. Her extensive experience and commitment have made her a highly respected and accomplished leader in the field, recognized for her invaluable contributions to the organization and the broader community. Through her work at The Youth Connection, Dudley has been instrumental in providing critical resources and opportunities to underserved youth in the Detroit area, demonstrating her passion for youth development and community engagement.
Dudley’s impressive career in nonprofit management began in the early 1990s when she worked with the United Way of Southeastern Michigan. During her tenure, she played an instrumental role in developing the organization’s youth initiatives, demonstrating her passion for youth development and community engagement. In 2001, Dudley joined The Youth Connection, where she quickly rose through the ranks to become the organization’s president and CEO in 2007.