Executive Director Nancy Cowles Nancy@KidsInDanger.org
Nancy has over 30 years experience conceiving, building and directing organizations to investigate a wide variety of consumer issues and to craft solutions. Prior to coming to KID, Nancy served as executive director of the Coalition for Consumer Rights, a center for public interest research and education. She received her BA from Wheaton College. She has three children and lives in Oak Park, Illinois.
Program Director Laura Nikolovska Laura@KidsInDanger.org
Laura came to KID in September 2012 after 5 years in the education sector. From 2009-2011, she served as an Education Advisor for the US Peace Corps in the Republic of Macedonia. Prior to her service with the Peace Corps, she was a social studies teacher at Latino Youth Alternative High School in the Pilsen-Little Village neighborhood of Chicago. She graduated Cum Laude with a degree in Secondary Education from the University of Missouri, where she was an NCAA student athlete. She is currently working towards a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Non-Profit Administration from The University of Notre Dame. She lives in Chicago with her husband.
Director of Development Karen Dillon Karen@KidsInDanger.org
Prior to joining Kids In Danger, Karen was fundraising and marketing for advocacy and education organizations including the Environmental Law and Policy Center and the Anti-Defamation League. A former Emmy award winning TV producer and writer, Karen first learned about KID when she created a half hour special for WYCC-TV’s Small Talk for Parents with Zoraida Sambolin devoted to the issue of children’s product safety. Karen also worked in advertising and promotion at CBS, Harpo, and ABC. A lifelong Chicagoan, Karen received her BA from Washington University. She has 2 grown children and lives in Highland Park with her husband.
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