Ben Gould, Chicago

Ben Gould is currently the Chicago chapter director for Blue Star Families, a non-profit organization that supports and advocates for military families, and was previously the national field director for the Sister District Project. Ben has worked on political campaigns, for advocacy organizations, and in state and federal government offices. Ben serves as advocacy director of the United Nations Association of Greater Chicago, was an IPF Atid Charles Bronfman Convener in 2019, and has been a member of the IPF Atid Chicago Steering Committee since its inception. He earned an MA in international affairs and diplomacy from the United Nations Institute for Training and Research and BA in history and secondary Education from Northeastern Illinois University.