Marie T. Kidhe is an effective and savvy community engagement leader, award-winning project manager and event curator. Marie employs her project management, outreach, and event development expertise to achieve the highest degree of success to all projects, large and small. Her leadership has resulted in successful outcomes in her consultancy work with 4Culture, Métier Brewing Company, RVC, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center, Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey, Seattle Chapter Black Panther 50th Anniversary Organizing Committee, and CD Forum for Arts & Ideas.
Marie's warm and collaborative leadership and management style was a highly valued asset during her tenure at the Northwest African American Museum. Having cultivated numerous contacts and partnerships across the Seattle community, Marie brings collaborative and skilled organizing, and strategic outreach approaches to all of her projects. Marie is a first-generation Ugandan-American and native Seattleite with more than 20 years of administrative and management skills — accompanied by a network of nonprofit, small business, corporate and grassroots affiliations and relationships. Her network and integrity of service allows her to garner input and involvement across multiple groups of people with versatile perspectives ensuring everyone involved truly feels vested in the project.