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  • 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 Director Laura Nikolovska

    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.

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    Director of Development Karen Dillon

    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.

Kids In Danger 116 West Illinois Street Suite 4E Chicago, IL 60654 Telephone: 312.595.0649 Fax: 312.595.0939