Liz Dozier

Founder & CEO
Chicago Beyond

Liz Dozier is the Founder & CEO of Chicago Beyond, a youth equity platform that exists to give all youth the opportunity to achieve their fullest human potential. Since launching in 2016, Chicago Beyond has invested more than $30 million in local, non-profit organizations and individuals that work to create equitable access and opportunity for Chicago’s youth.

Dozier works tirelessly to disrupt the culture of inequity that is often pervasive in urban neighborhoods. During her tenure as principal at Fenger High School on Chicago's south side, she and her team increased graduation rates from 47% to 80% and arrest rates within the school plummeted from over 300 to less than 10.

Now, Dozier is leading Chicago Beyond to the forefront of investing in disruptive organizations and ideas transforming the lives of youth. She has been featured in the best-selling book “How Children Succeed," CNN’s “Chicagoland” and recently hosted the inaugural Obama Foundation Summit.

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