Aimee Ramirez serves as manager of policy and advocacy, helping to develop and advance The Chicago Community Trust’s policy strategy.
Prior to joining the Trust, Ramirez managed policy and government relations for the Greater Chicago Food Depository. In this role, she worked to advance state and federal policies aimed protecting access to federal nutrition programs, oversaw the Cook County Food Access Task Force—a partnership with Cook County to address food insecurity among people involved in the justice system and their families—and mobilized a network advocates across Cook County to end hunger in the community.
Before entering the nonprofit sector, Ramirez started her career working in government. She began serving as executive assistant to then Illinois State Treasurer, Alexi Giannoulias. Following his administration, she joined the Cook County Bureau of Administration where she developed the County’s first centralized fleet management program. Ramirez then moved to Washington D.C. to serve as Congresswoman Robin Kelly’s legislative assistant for one year before returning to Chicago to serve as the Congresswoman’s director of special projects.
Seh earned her master’s degree in Leadership and Policy Studies from DePaul University’s School of Public Service and her bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Loyola University Chicago.