Chlo'e Edwards is a Community Advocate, Activist, and CEO of Chlo'e Edwards Consulting Brands known as Transformative Changes. Her personal values contribute to her mission to evoke social and systems change in pursuit of justice. She believes wellness in tandem with agency contributes to evolutionary and revolutionary change.
Chlo'e serves in a variety of roles as a Master Trauma & Resilience Trainer, Racial Equity Facilitator, Healing-Centered Engagement Practitioner, Digital Storytelling Facilitator, Certified Yoga Teacher (CYT-200), and Social Emotional Learning Facilitator (SEL*F). She centers opportunities for community transformation above transaction through practices centered in truth telling, healing-centered engagement, reconciliation, and repair.
Chlo'e previously served as a Policy Analyst at Voices for Virginia's Children, a Community Partner in Residence for the Bonner Center for Civic Engagement at the University of Richmond, and volunteered as the president of Black Lives Matter 804. In 2020, Chlo'e founded Virginia’s first Racial Truth & Reconciliation Week, which was recognized by Governor Ralph Northam. The initiative has evolved into a campaign that empowers the voices of marginalized communities in acknowledgement of truth to promote healing, reconciliation, and justice. During the 2021 GA session, Chlo'e helped lead efforts to recognize racism as a public health crisis, making Virginia the first state the first in the south.
In 2021, she was recognized by The Valentine as a Richmond History Maker for championing social justice, received the Virginia Association for the Education of Young Children Media Award, and was honored by the YWCA Outstanding Women Leadership Award for Human Relations and Faith in Action. In 2020, she was named on Style Weekly’s top 40 Under 40 and RVA Mic Share's top 34 Black women trailblazers. She also received the Outstanding Service Award from Connecting Hearts in 2018 and was named Radio One Richmond’s top 30 Under 30 in 2017.
Chlo'e holds a Master of Public Policy in Leadership from Liberty University and a Bachelor of Arts in English with a double concentration in creative writing, multicultural literature, and a Minor in Social Justice from Hollins University. She also completed the Minority Research and Law Institute Program at Southern University in 2013, the University of Virginia’s Sorensen Institute for Political Emerging Leaders program in 2019, and the Virginia Progressive Leadership Project in 2021.
In her spare time, she enjoys creative writing, yoga, meditation, and serving as a handler to her service animal, Leo. She also serves as a board member for I'M JUST ME Movement and The Hive Movement.