Grace Chan McKibben

Grace is a longtime leader in government and the non-profit sector who has worked tirelessly to build coalitions across lines of race and class. A long-term resident of Chicago, she has the knowledge, grit and experience to represent the variety of voices represented throughout Literature for All of Us.

For the past 15 years, Grace has worked in various senior level positions including Chief of Staff at Illinois Department of Employment Security, Executive Director at Chinese American Service League, and Development Director at Indo-American Center. Early in her career, she was Associate Dean of Students at the University of Chicago, where she managed student health programs, implemented a new adjudication process for sexual assault, and aided students in crisis.

Born in Hong Kong, Grace first came to the U.S. as a teenager on an academic scholarship. She holds a B.A and M.A from the University of Chicago. To enhance her business effectiveness, Grace obtained an M.B.A from Keller Graduate School of Management.

Grace is dedicated to setting a clear and bold vision for Literature for All of Us by involving you in co-creating our future together.