Paige Azuma

Senior Associate Director, Employer Partnerships


Paige Azuma is the Senior Associate Director of Employer Partnerships at Harris Public Policy. Paige manages the strategic direction and operations of the employer partnerships team. In this role, she works to ensure that the Career Development Office (CDO) effectively implements the necessary employer engagement strategies to support their individual hiring needs. She also works to create new pathways for employers to consider and hire Harris students. Additionally, Paige ensures that student-facing career content, programming, and coaching is implemented through an employer lens.

Paige has supported the work of the nonprofit sector since 2007, when she started her career in program development for several youth and family nonprofit organizations in Chicago. More recently, Paige worked in a consulting capacity at CCS Fundraising, where she supported national and international nonprofits in various capacities through communications, strategic planning, campaign planning, organizational assessments, capacity building, national/international fundraising strategies, and engagement strategies for various donor audiences.

Paige completed her BA in sociology from Illinois Wesleyan University and her MA from the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration.