Christy Uchida, The Brinson Foundation

TITLE:  Senior Program Officer

FOCUS AREAS: Education, science research

CONTACT:  312-799-4500, christy.uchida@brinsonfoundation.org

PROFILE: Christy Uchida has been with The Brinson Foundation since April 2012 and is a senior program officer. She is one of just four staff members at the foundation. Previously, she was the community investor for The Boeing Company and the managing director at Redmoon Theater.

Her bio on the Chicago Tribune website shares:

Christy Uchida has joined The Brinson Foundation as senior program officer. She previously was with Boeing, most recently in its Enterprise Auditor Program for emerging leaders. Before that, she was on the aircraft manufacturer's Global Corporate Citizenship staff. Uchida also has worked for performing arts organizations, including the Redmoon Theater, where she was managing director. Uchida has a B.S. from Tufts University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. The Brinson Foundation seeks to encourage personal initiative, advance individual freedoms and liberties and contribute to society through grantmaking in education and scientific research.