Elspeth A. Revere
Elspeth Revere is Vice President of the General Program at the MacArthur Foundation. "Her responsibilities include overseeing the Foundation's support for public radio and independently-produced documentary film and video, designing and implementing special initiatives, making grants in response to special opportunities, and implementing the Foundation's program of large institutional grants.
"Revere joined the Foundation as a program officer in 1991. She was promoted to Associate Director of the program in 1992, to Director in 1998 and to Vice President in 2006. Prior to joining the Foundation, she was President of the Woodstock Institute, a nonprofit policy research organization working to increase private sector investment in low-income neighborhoods, Director of Program Development for the city of Chicago's Department of Housing, and a Senior Planner in the Department of Development and Planning. She was a founder and board member of the Women's Self Employment Project.
Revere holds a master's degree in urban policy and planning from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a bachelor's degree in anthropology from the University of Chicago."