Rebecca Sive has held executive positions in business, government, philanthropy, and nonprofits. She was a gubernatorially appointed founding member of the Illinois Human Rights Commission and has been recognized by her alma maters, Carleton College and the University of Illinois, for her distinguished community leadership. Sive was a founding board member of the Chicago Foundation for Women and was part of a national group of women leaders who developed women’s issues agendas for Presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. She is the author of Every Day Is Election Day: A Woman’s Guide to Winning Any Office, from the PTA to the White House and has taught at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy. Sive lives in Chicago, Illinois, and Keeler Township, Michigan.