Dominique Jordan Turner is the CEO of Chicago Scholars. Dominique is passionate about creating equal education opportunities for under-resourced youth. She believes that education is not a merit of socioeconomic status, but a valuable resource to pull marginalized youth out of poverty and into leadership positions that positively influence their communities. Recently, Dominique has been one of 20 leaders selected out of more than 20,000 applicants from 191 countries to be an inaugural Obama Foundation Fellow. Dominique believes in servant leadership and serves her community through board service as a member of the Chicago Public Library board and the Chicago Public Radio (WBEZ) board. Dominique attended college at Clark Atlanta University and received her MBA from Marquette University. She and her family reside in the Beverly area.