Audrey Selden, JD is an innovative public speaker, teacher, attorney and facilitator. She provides keynote presentations that address equity, leadership and organizational excellence. A consultant for the National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity, Audrey leads training across the U.S. She brings introspection and inclusivity to build the capacity of organizations to create environments where diversity can thrive.
Audrey served as the Texas Assistant Secretary of State and Deputy Commissioner for the Texas Department of Insurance. She demonstrates leadership and equity concepts using her experiences from the private sector, state government and nonprofits. She conducted Implicit Bias workshops at the White House Conference on Inclusive STEM Education for Youth of Color.
Her community involvement has included service as Board Chair for Leadership Women, Immediate Past President of Executive Women in Texas Government, and Board member of Austin Friends of Folk Art. She has received several community awards including 2019 EWTG Woman of the Year, 2010 YWCA Woman of the Year for Racial Justice, 2001 Austin Ballet Women on Their Toes Award for outstanding volunteer service, and 1997 Ma Ferguson Award for Excellence in the Public Sector. Audrey earned a BA and MPA from Michigan State University and a JD from Harvard.