Wyoming Humanities (WYH) recently announced that Chloé Flagg has joined the team in the new position of Director of Grants & Programs.
Born and raised in Wyoming, Flagg originally hails from Fremont County, though she and her family now call Laramie home. With a master's degree in sociology from the University of Wyoming, Flagg knows the weight and importance of humanities education and programming.
“Chloé joining the team really elevates what Wyoming Humanities can do for the state, ” Shawn Reese, executive director of the organization, said. “This is a vital position when it comes to engaging our state and the Wyoming communities. Chloé is the right person to make this happen."
Having previously worked with the UW Foundation as a director of development, she brings a unique skill set to the position and is thrilled to contribute to a new era of Wyoming Humanities.
Chloé and her family wholeheartedly believe that Wyoming is the perfect place to live and grow and dream. "Joining this team has been on my bucket list for a decade. I'm elated at the opportunity to serve Wyoming in such a meaningful and rich way through grant funding and dedicated humanities programs,” Flagg said.
Wyoming Humanities is the Wyoming affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities and is one of 55 state humanities councils. Conceived by a group of University of Wyoming leaders in 1970 and approved by the NEH in 1971, Wyoming Humanities is the oldest state humanities council. Its mission is to use the public humanities to strengthen Wyoming’s democracy, expand the Wyoming narrative, and promote engaged communities. Wyoming Humanities is an independent nonprofit funded by the NEH, a state legislative appropriation, corporate and foundation grants, and private donations.