Investing in our Future: How Early Childhood Development Became a Chief Priority for the Pritzker Foundation

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

J.B. Pritzker
The Pritzker Family Foundation

The Foundation Impact Research Group (FIRG) seminar series features leaders of national philanthropies who have made exceptional impact leveraging financial investments in innovative ways. In this FIRG, J.B. Pritzker will discuss his foundation's decision to make early childhood education a priority. J.B. Pritzker is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Pritzker Group, a private investment firm that comprises three professional investment teams: middle-market acquisitions, technology venture capital and asset management. With his wife M.K., he also leads the Pritzker Family Foundation. He has led the campaign to build the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center and has become one of the nation's leading supporters of high quality early childhood education. Mr. Pritzker earned an A.B. in political science from Duke University and a J.D. from the Northwestern University School of Law. 

*RSVP to lisa.buckley@duke.edu

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