Dominique Jordan Turner


Dominique Jordan Turner is currently the President and CEO of Chicago Scholars, an organization whose mission is to uniquely select, train, and mentor academically ambitious students from under-resourced communities to complete college and become the next generation of leaders who will transform their neighborhoods and Chicago. In addition to Chicago Scholars, she had significant leadership roles at the Posse Foundation and the KIPP Foundation. Outside of her educational experience, Dominique began her career as a Management Consultant at Deloitte, where she focused on process reengineering and customer relationship management. Additionally, she was a Peace Corps volunteer in the Republic of Panama. She is also the co-Founder of Black Girls Lead, a supportive network for African American women leading nonprofits in Chicago. She was also appointed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel to serve on the Chicago Board of Education. Dominique recently transitioned from the Chicago Board of Education to serve on the Board of Directors for the Chicago Public Library. She holds a B.A. in Business Administration from Clark Atlanta University and a M.B.A. from Marquette University.