Liz Lefkofsky

Lefkofsky Family Foundation

Liz Lefkofsky is a leading social philanthropist committed to championing initiatives that enhance the quality of human life. Liz has dedicated her professional career to philanthropic initiatives such as the American Brain Tumor Association, and served in numerous non-profit roles for the City of Chicago, Gallery 37 (now known as After School Matters), and Printers Row Book Fair. In 2006, she and her husband Eric Lefkofsky established the Lefkofsky Family Foundation where she serves as president, advancing high-impact programs, initiatives and research in the areas of education, women’s health, medical research, and the arts. Liz also founded the VING Project, and initiative sweeping the nation that empowers teens to support people in their networks that could use a boost. Beyond her foundational work, Liz also serves as a board member for the Museum of Contemporary Art, Ravinia Festival, and Academy for Urban School Leadership.