Liz Tracy is a second year law student at Chicago-Kent College of Law. After earning a B.A. in Political Science from DePaul University, Liz taught public middle and high school students with disabilities in New York City through Teach For America. While teaching full time, she attended night classes to earn her Masters of Science in Education from Bank Street College of Education. In 2012, Liz moved back to the Midwest to teach at a charter school on the South Side of Chicago. She began law school in Fall 2013, and expects to graduate in Spring 2016.
Influenced by her family’s philanthropic legacy, Liz is the leader and co-founder of the Chicago chapter of Dining For Women, a national nonprofit that works to impact the lives of impoverished women and girls worldwide through collective giving. In addition to sitting on CALA’s Board of Directors, she has served as a Trustee on her family’s private charitable foundation, The Tracy Family Foundation, and currently serves on the Public Interest Legal Initiative (“PILI”) Alumni Leadership Council.