Iliana A. Mora was named President and CEO of Women Employed in 2017, after nine years of being an active member of the Board of Directors. Mora has a commitment to social and economic justice, and is an expert on healthcare, coalition-building, and the issues facing low-income workers.
Before joining Women Employed, Mora worked for 14 years at Chicago’s Erie Family Health Center and last held the role of Chief Operating Officer.
Among her many distinctions, Mora was named a 2014 Honoree for Who’s Who in Chicago Hispanic Business, a 2013 “40 Under 40” in Crain’s Chicago Business, a Leadership Greater Chicago fellow in 2008, and a 2011 Emerging Health Care Leader by the National Association of Community Health Centers.
Mora earned her B.A. from The George Washington University, her Master of Urban Planning and Policy from the University of Illinois, and a certificate from the Executive Health Care Program at the UCLA Anderson School of Management.
- The Columbia Chronicle, "Reshaping the workplace with confident women," October 16, 2017
- Chicago Sun-Times, "Make paid sick leave the law across Illinois," August, 28, 2017
- Univision, "Trabajadores del condado de Cook y Chicago, con derecho al pago de días por enfermedad (Workers in Chicago and Cook County have the right to paid sick days)," August 10, 2017
- Chicago Tribune, "Iliana Mora, advocate for working women, says change is happening but 'we have a lot further to go'," August 2, 2017
- Chicago Woman, "Meet Iliana A. Mora, President & CEO of Women Employed," July 18, 2017