Jade Ivy is a proud Chicagoan that loves her city and its people. She has more than five years of project management experience and a unique background in both nonprofit and corporate operations and management. Jade also has 7 years of experience in youth development, teaching and mentoring Chicago’s K-12 demographic. Jade is a product of Chicago Public schools and holds a B.A. from Columbia College Chicago. She also sits on the Board of A Hand to Give – a nonprofit serving community members in Chicago’s Chatham area. She is grateful that her role at Girls Inc. Of Chicago allows her to merge her creativity and passion for advocacy on behalf of Black and Brown girls. Jade loves to travel, cook and watch Jeopardy. She is also a loving dog mom to her fur-son Bear.