May 9, 2013 | Leave a comment Adrienne Tongate is deputy director of Chicago Sister Cities International. She provides leadership and direction to CSCI staff and focuses on the development and implementation of CSCI’s strategic plans and policies. She also provides leadership, direction and communication to the Council of Chairs and committee members. Adrienne also manages sister city committees; coordinates exchanges that focus on arts and culture, business and economic development, education, environment, and social services between Chicago and its sister cities; facilitates international delegation visits; and administers CSCI program-wide events. In addition, she focuses on cultural and education initiatives for CSCI. Adrienne is a native of Santa Fe, New Mexico. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Women’s Studies (summa cum laude) from the University of New Mexico.