Adele Switzer is a dancer and non-profit professional passionate about the intersection between dance, leadership, and community empowerment. Adele is currently the co-Executive Director of Movement Exchange, a nonprofit that unites dance and service through its network of university chapters, international dance exchanges, and year-round programs in underserved communities. Adele grew up in Ellicott City, Maryland and received extensive training in ballet, modern, tap, and jazz. Her goals had been set on performing professionally until 2014 when she attended an international dance exchange to Panama with Movement Exchange. Since then, she has been committed to creating opportunities for dancers to discover their strengths as dancers, leaders, and educators. Upon graduating from Florida State University with a BFA in Dance, she moved to Panama to work with the Movement Exchange team full time. Adele believes that dance, as a universal language, is a tool that that allows all to discover their creativity, confidence, and passion.