|American Academy of Arts and Sciences:
Founded in 1780, the American Academy is an independent policy research center that conducts multidisciplinary studies of complex and emerging problems. Ms. Pritzker is a member.
Brookings Institution Hamilton Project:
Ms. Pritzker is a member of the advisory board of the Hamilton Project which seeks to advance America's promise of opportunity, prosperity and growth.
This PTF Foundation initiative encourages running as an activity for Chicago area children.
Council on Foreign Relations:
The Council is a research organization dedicated to understanding the world by better comprehending global trends and contributing ideas to U.S. foreign policy. Ms. Pritzker sits on the Council's Board of Directors.
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts:
Located in Washington D.C., the John F. Kennedy Center is America's national cultural center and a memorial to President Kennedy. Ms. Pritzker is a trustee of the Center.
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago:
One of the nation's largest facilities devoted to the art of our time, the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) offers exhibitions of the most thought-provoking art created since 1945. Ms. Pritzker is a life trustee.
Obama for America 2012:
Ms. Pritzker was a national co-chair of President Obama's campaign for re-election. She was the National Finance Chair of the 2008 campaign and was co-chair of the 2009 Presidential Inaugural Committee.
President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness:
The council was created to provide non-partisan advice to the President on continuing to strengthen the Nation's economy and ensure the competitiveness of the United States and on ways to create jobs, opportunity, and prosperity for the American people.
Pritzker Traubert Family Foundation:
The Pritzker Traubert Family Foundation supports efforts to improve public education in the City of Chicago and to ensure that children attending kindergarten through twelfth grades have access to a quality, public education. Penny Sue Pritzker is co-founder and co-director.
Penny Pritzker meets with students at the
Mancel Talcott Elementary School on Chicago's
near west side in 2009.
Skills for Chicagoland's Future:
SCF partners with employers to identify their hiring needs to match them with qualified unemployed job seekers. Penny Pritzker is chairman of Skills for Chicagoland's Future.
One of the world's premier research and teaching institutions, Stanford University is preparing students for leadership in today's world. Penny Pritzker sits on the board of trustees.
Young Women's Leadership Charter School:
The Young Women's Leadership Charter School of Chicago inspires urban girls to engage in rigorous college preparatory learning in a small school focused on math, science and technology. The school nurtures their self-confidence and challenges them to achieve. Penny Sue Pritzker is a founding board member.