Special Assistant

Jody Oetzel joined the Chicago Council on Global Affairs in 2018 as special assistant.  In this role, she provides administrative support to the studies team and the Global Food and Agriculture Program. Prior to joining the Council, she served as executive assistant at the European Leadership Forum, fiscal assistant at Buswell Library - Wheaton College, and interned at a national nonprofit in Sri Lanka. She graduated magna cum laude from Wheaton College (IL) with a BA in international relations and a certificate in human needs and global resources (HNGR).