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Lydia Sorensen

MBA Program:

University of Michigan, Stephen M. Ross School of Business

McGowan Class of:


Current role (2021): Associate principal at Civic Consulting Alliance, which convenes business and government in an effort to improve life in the Chicago region.

Her leadership journey started: When she served as a consultant for the nonprofit crowdfunding platform GlobalGiving in Central America. There, she worked with over 50 nonprofit organizations to ensure responsible and transparent operations, as well as sustainable beneficiary and community impact.

On what the McGowan fellowship has meant to her: “The fellowship experience was one of the defining parts of my MBA experience, and the McGowan community continues to challenge and inspire me.”