Kathy Waligora

Director - Health Reform Initiative

Master of Arts, Social Service Administration, Health Administration and Policy, University of Chicago
Bachelor of Science, Social Work, Women’s Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Kathy joined EverThrive IL in June 2011 after numerous internships and research opportunities focused on women’s health and reproductive health policies. At EverThrive IL, Kathy is responsible for advancing a policy agenda that will improve access to high quality, comprehensive health care for all Illinoisans. She also monitors implementation of the Affordable Care Act, providing technical assistance and education for enrollment specialists and other stakeholders.

Kathy is well-versed in the many counties of Illinois and is often traveling to give ACA presentations throughout the state. In her free time, Kathy enjoys running along Chicago’s lakefront path and spending time with her many household pets.

Fun Fact: Kathy is a huge Disney fan! She’s been to Disney World more than 20 times and worked there for a semester in college

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