Chicago’s Most Powerful Women 2023: Cecilia Conrad

Congratulations to Cecilia Conrad, CEO of Lever for Change, for being recognized in Better Magazine's list of Most Powerful Women in Chicago.

BetterMagazine Chicago Most Powerful Women 2023
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At Lever For Change, we pride ourselves on connecting donors to bold, effective solutions to accelerate social change. To advance such a charge requires bold, effective leadership. And that's exactly what we have in our CEO, Cecilia A. Conrad, Ph.D, who just this week earned her spot on Better Magazine's list of Most Powerful Women in Chicago. 

From her esteemed position as a professor of economics at Stanford University to her countless board positions, Conrad has proven to be a natural leader throughout her career. As CEO, she enthusiastically embraces her connector role: “When I look at the portfolio of what I’m helping through Lever for Change, I feel lucky,” Cecilia comments. "It feels great to address so many important issues."

Learn more about how she overcame society's expectations of her and earned this noble recognition here

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