Lawrence Chickering "is founder & president of Educate Girls Globally. He previously founded and was associate director of the International Center for Economic Growth, which focuses on economic and social policy in developing and transition countries. In the 1970s he was co-founder and executive director of the Institute for Contemporary Studies, and general counsel and research director in the California State Office of Economic Opportunity. A former columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle, he is the author of Beyond Left and Right: Breaking the Political Stalemate (1993). Mr. Chickering has served on the boards of the California Institute for Integral Studies and Campaign for Common Ground. He is a past president of the Economic Roundtable and a former vice chairman of the National Council on Humanities. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Global Strategy Council." 
"In 2008, he and James Turner co-authored Voice of the People: The Transpartisan Imperative in American Life. Chickering’s other transpartisan publications include The Silent Revolution (1991, co-edited with Mohamed Salahdine) and Strategic Foreign Assistance: Civil Society in International Security (2006, co-authored with I. Coleman, P.E. Haley, and E. Vargas-Baron)."
- Advisory Board for Washington DC Office, Search for Common Ground
- Endorser, World Health Foundation for Development and Peace 
- Executive editor, The Transpartisan Review