Adrienne is a wife, mother of 2 daughters, leader, collaborator, strategist, influencer, advocate and a builder of people and communities. A native of Warminster, PA she graduated from the Centennial School District as one of the few black families in the district, and often the only in her classes. Through this experience she learned at an early age the strength in learning about others, treating them as they wanted to be treated and and working together while also celebrating her differences. She founded the The PairUP Society , a 501c3 non-profit organization after experiencing difficulties in her children's school district and realizing the difficulties navigate that system and that the difficulties spread further than her family. There was a real need to build community among underrepresented students and their families and provide them with resources to advocate for their needs while also activating allies to provide support.
Adrienne is a God-fearing women and a few of her core values are faith and family. She brings with her 20+ years of corporate experience and is an experienced facilitator of difficult conversation, builder of bold and inclusive spaces for dialogue, mentor and coach. She action oriented and is passionate about developing and serving others. She wears various leadership hats at work and in her community, and is active in her girls schools. Adrienne King has championed many diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives in Corporate America, Schools and Community Organizations.
Adrienne holds a BS in Chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh, MS in Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs from Temple University and leadership certifications from Duke University and Cornell University. Adrienne and her family currently reside in Perkasie, PA where she is committed to putting roots down in their community and doing the work to create a sense of psychological saftey, belonging and inclusion for all community members.