Audrey George ’90

Audrey L. George is Chief Executive Officer of Horizons for Youth, Chicago’s only organization providing need-based scholarships, comprehensive support programs and educational resources for students of all academic ability levels from kindergarten through the start of their career. Through their holistic approach, 99 percent of their participants have graduated from high school and 84 percent have graduated from college or are currently pursuing their degree.

Audrey has led Horizons for Youth since 1999, overseeing growth from 42 students to 265, and staff from 2 to 17. Before Horizons for Youth, Audrey held positions at the Greater Chicago Food Depository and the Blessed Sacrament Youth Center in North Lawndale. She has presented at the National Partnership for Educational Access’ annual conference, the Axelson Center for Nonprofit Management, the UChicago Booth School of Business, and the University of Notre Dame.

Audrey holds a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Notre Dame and an M.A. in Social Service Administration from the University of Chicago.