Benjamin Gould - Chicago
Ben (he/him) is the Chicago Chapter Director for Blue Star Families, a non-profit organization supporting and advocating for military families. He previously served as the National Field Director for the Sister District Project, where he helped elect Democrats to state legislatures across the country. Ben has worked on political campaigns at the local, city, state, and federal levels. Ben also has experience working in both state and federal governmental offices. He serves as Co-Founder and Vice President of the Young Democrats of Chicago, Political Partner for the Truman National Security Project, and previously served as Advocacy Director of the United Nations Association of Greater Chicago and Co-Chair of the Anti-Defamation League’s Glass Leadership Institute.
He earned his Master’s in International Affairs and Diplomacy from the United Nations Institute for Training and Research and holds a B.A. in History and Secondary Education from Northeastern Illinois University.