Risa Rifkind

Program Manager
ADA 25 Advancing Leadership

As Program Manager at the Chicago Community Trust, Risa Jaz Rifkind manages disability inclusion initiatives including the Disabilities Fund and ADA 25 Advancing Leadership. Risa is passionate about the arts and serves as the Co-Chair of the Steering Committee for the Chicago Cultural Accessibility Consortium as well as on its Board of Directors as Treasurer. Risa also serves on the Accessible Airports Advisory Committee for the City of Chicago and the Access Advisory Committee for the Chicago History Museum. Risa received a B.A. from Johns Hopkins University.

What I can bring to a board

Board knowledge, disability and inclusion skills, marking and communications skills, as well as development and programming.

What can I get from a board?

To help organizations look at how and where they’re serving people with disabilities and where real change can happen.

My skills

    • Board knowledge
    • disability and inclusion
    • marketing and communications
    • development
    • programming