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Audience in Lecture






Chief Executive Officer


Leadership Greater Chicago


Myetie Hamilton brings over 25 years of experience leading innovative change in K-12 education, public sector, and non-profit organizations. Myetie is the Chief Executive Officer of Leadership Greater Chicago (LGC), the region's premier civic leadership development organization. Before joining LGC, Myetie served as the senior vice president and executive director of City Year Chicago where she led the largest site of AmeriCorps Members across the national organization. Prior to joining City Year, she served as executive director of EPIC Academy, a public charter high school on the far southeast side of Chicago..

Myetie also served as deputy chief of schools for Network 9 with Chicago Public Schools (CPS), managing transformation efforts for 28 schools in Chicago’s Woodlawn, Bronzeville, and Hyde Park communities. She also held positions in CPS as deputy chief of staff to the chief executive officer and chief of school support services for the district. Myetie is the president of the Chicago Park District and a commissioner for the Public Building Commission of Chicago. She also serves as a board member with the Provident Foundation and Museum of Science and Industry..

Myetie has been acknowledged by lifestyle media outlet Make It Better as one of Chicago’s 38 Top Black Women of Impact and was a 2018 recipient of the Chicago Defender Women of Excellence Award. Myetie holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from Alabama A&M University, a master’s degree in public administration from Illinois Institute of Technology and is a Leadership Greater Chicago Fellow Class of 2016.

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