Manager of Development & Communications
Emme Veenbaas joined the CBF staff January 2019 and currently serves as the Manager of Development & Communications. In this role, Emme supports the overall development, financial, and communications efforts of the CBF through her work on the CBF Investing in Justice Campaign, CBF events, and management of the CBF’s social media, email communications, and website. She also staffs the CBF’s Young Professionals Board.
Emme earned her M.A. in Women’s & Gender Studies at DePaul University in 2018 while also serving as a Service Learning Coordinator at the Steans Center. She received her B.A. in English Literature and Women’s & Gender Studies from Hope College in 2016.
When she’s not at the CBF, Emme enjoys exploring the Chicago food scene and finding local hiking spots. She currently resides in Chicago’s Lincoln Square neighborhood with her cat, Thumbelina.