Susan Kahan joined the Chicago Council on Global Affairs in 2017 and is currently director of major gifts. In this role, she develops relationships and increases the involvement of the Council's most dedicated donors. Prior to joining the Council, she worked for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) in Chicago, Boston, and Washington, DC. Her most recent position was as Ohio area director, overseeing the fundraising efforts, political mobilizations and events across the state. Kahan received her BA from the George Washington University in communication, political science, and business administration.