The Goldin Institute is staffed by a diverse group of talented and committed individuals around the world working towards a common goal of creating real local and global change rooted in the power of communities determining their own futures.
Annette Kelly
Founder, FOUS Youth Development Services

Annette Kelly is the Founder and President of FOUS Youth Development Services. She is a Certified Youth Development Practitioner with over 35 years of experience in positive youth development programming. Her experiences are extensive, including the private sector, community, and faith-based arenas. Through the organization’s school-based girls’ mentoring program, Annette has mentored over 1000 youth.

Ms. Kelly is an Independent Youth Program Consultant and Trainer, providing direct service to youth-serving organizations and schools throughout the city of Chicago and the State of Illinois. Annette has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from National Louis University. In her spare time, Annette is a women’s bible study teacher and speaker who also loves doing arts and crafts projects. In 2008, the makers of Pine-Sol and Ebony Magazine honored Annette with the Unsung Hero Award.