Executive Director Nancy Cowles
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 Associate Carson Gaffney
Carson joined KID in September of 2016 as a fellow with the University of Chicago Public Interest Program (UCPIP), a fellowship opportunity for students committed to pubic and social service. Carson is a recent graduate of UChicago, where she received departmental honors in both Sociology and Gender & Sexuality Studies for her original BA thesis and was an on-campus leader for the national health education non-profit Peer Health Exchange. Originally from South Carolina, Carson currently lives in the Chicago neighborhood of Hyde Park.