Judy Wise

Judy has worked in government and politics (Robert Kennedy, Harold Washington and Barack Obama) and TV(NBC TV and CBS TV) but her longest commitment has been to education. She is the founder of the Chicago and the London offices of Facing History and Ourselves. After serving on senior staff for 25 year, she is currently a member of Facing History’s Board of Directors. She is committed to working towards equality, human rights and helping people to recognize the humanity in each other in diverse societies.
Judy was appointed by President Obama as a Commissioner for White House Fellowships and is on the Board of Mother Jones Magazine, Business and Professional People for the Public Interest, and Restore Justice.