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Elizabeth Okey

Elizabeth Okey

Senior Associate, Corporate Responsibilityy


Chicago, AL

Team-building goal driven woman with a passion for social impact and building systems that last.





UIC Liautaud Graduate School of Business

MBA Candidate

University of Illinois at Chicago

Graduate Assistant - Asian American Studies Program

Stand for Children

Development Manager

• Created database and systems for donor research and acquisition
• Increased donor funnel with new grant funding opportunities
• Raised funds through national and local grants

Career medium 05

Stand for Children

State Operations Coordinator

• Developed organizational systems for finance, data management and operations
• Managed an office of 10 full time staff during difficult personnel transitions

Stand for Children

Chicago Organizer

• Campaigned and assisted in passing education reform legislation that affects 2 billion children
• Led parent leadership workshops on education policy

Career medium 06

Girls in the Game

Camps and Clinics Manager

• Increased individual and corporate volunteer group involvement
• Impacted 6,000 youth over the course of three years
• Directed Sports and Leadership Summer Camp for 150 girls and staff


Girls in the Game

Program Coordinator

• Led and managed 50 support staff members throughout the year
• Coordinated Elementary After School program, serving 20 sites, and more than 350 youth weekly
• Secured funding through grants, special events, and cause marketing campaigns

Career medium 05

Manchester High School

Kalamazoo College

BA, Human Development and Social Relations - Political Science - Women's Studies

University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) - Liautaud Graduate School of Business

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Management - Social Innovation and Leadership