As a leader in workforce development, Mallorie Stiger is a founding Partner and Chief Business Development Officer of Empowerment Advocacy Group (EAG); a CARF International accredited Workforce Development Agency that empowers youth and adults, with varying abilities, to become competitive within their prospective fields. Mallorie previously served as the Public Relations & Social Media Manager for Special Olympics Michigan (SOMI). In this role, she was integral in the development of a social media presence of SOMI as well as redefining their infrastructure for marketing in an evolving environment. She also helped to develop an integrative approach to enhance Special Olympics Michigan’s presence, community awareness and brand image throughout the state and locally. As an advocate for individuals living with disabilities, Mallorie continues to work with community partners to break down stereotypes and assumptions about hiring individuals with disabilities, to create more inclusive workspaces. Her 10+ years’ experience working with this population and 7 years in workforce development, has enriched her passion and creativity. In 2016, Mallorie created Navigator; a school-based enrichment program, under EAG, that addresses the endemic social constraints of at-risk youth. The program focuses on the development of soft skills, workplace etiquette and exposure to various career options. Most recently, the Navigator program has endeavored to expose students to STEMs careers. Ms. Stiger is a graduate of Central Michigan University where she received a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Public Relations, minoring in Entrepreneurship. She is also a member of Detroit Young Professionals (DYP) and the Detroit Economic Club (DEC).
Mallorie Stiger is a member of the Detroit Workforce Leadership Academy Class of 2020, one of several Workforce Leadership Academies in localities across North America.
The Workforce Leadership Academies are part of the Economic Opportunity Fellows Network, a network of leadership and fellowship programs run by the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program. Within this Network, EOP connects national and local leaders from across sectors — nonprofit, government, business, philanthropy, academia, and more — to advance policies and practices with the potential to help low- and moderate-income Americans thrive in today’s economy. Learn more at as.pn/eofn.
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