Among her many accomplishments, Askew spearheaded the quest to designate Wishard Health Services (now Eskenzai Health) as a federally qualified health center. The skills that she used in that endeavor aid her in her day-to-responsibilities as chief of staff and general counsel of the Health and Hospital Corp. of Marion County.
She is actively involved in The Mind Trust/United Negro College Fund Education Champions and serves on several boards.
Askew is a 1994 graduate of Southport High School who earned bachelor’s and law degrees from Indiana University. She and her husband, Charles, have four children.