Lunch with Leaders




Grab your lunch, login, and chat about leadership! Hear about the journey of U of M and alumni leaders, featuring a Q & A to answer your questions and create a deeper conversation about leadership.


Amber Jones

Mary Kreitzer

Amber Jones is originally from Chicago, IL, and has lived in the Twin Cities for the past nine years. She is currently the Outreach Coordinator for the Council for Minnesotans of African Heritage, an agency of the State of Minnesota. She possesses over ten years of community engagement, advocacy, and leadership experience. She has worked in various public and non-profit industries, including education, community & economic development, museums, & state government. Amber has done everything from leading community engagement initiatives in large institutions to build better relationships with African American communities, to organizing several policy and advocacy campaigns for systemic change at multiple levels of government. She is committed to increasing access & participation in social, economic, and political processes among communities of color; to cultivating the next generation of leaders; and to encouraging unity and self-determination among people of African descent. Amber graduated summa cum laude from the University of Minnesota -Twin Cities with a B.A. in African American & African Studies and a minor in Political Science.