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Kristyna Pellouchoud Driehaus

President The KMD Foundation, Chicago, IL

AFoCR Vice President Kristyna P. Driehaus is a founder and Chair of the Chicago Czech Center.  Kristyna also founded the Kristyna M. Driehaus Foundation in January, 2004 and currently serves as its President.  In addition, Kristyna is a Managing Director of the private investment company Sazava Partners LLC.  Prior to her current positions, Kristyna served as Chair of the Prague Committee of the Chicago Sister Cities International Program, where she was responsible for overseeing the development, management, and fundraising of all program activities between Prague, Czech Republic and Chicago.  Kristyna has also served on various boards including the Auxiliary Board of The Chicago School of Art Institute, an event planning board of Chicago Sacred Heart Schools, and the Women's Board of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.  Currently, Kristyna serves as a Vice President of American Friends of the Czech Republic, as a Board member of WorldChicago, a member of the Council to the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, a Board member of Illinois Club for Catholic Women, and as a Chair of Chicago Czech Center.  Kristyna has a degree from St. Prumyslova Skola in Prague, Czech Republic, a B.A. in Political Science and Journalism from Northwestern University in Chicago, and an MBA from Loyola University with a finance and ethics concentration.