Kellogg alum, fundraiser, pragmatic strategist and food-lover, Rebecca Breuer, joined our award-winning network of studios January 11th, bringing with her over 25 years of experience.

As our organization enters a new stage, Rebecca will lead our national network of 9000+ members, mentors, partners, and fans at 29 university-based studios to strengthen and expand the impact of DFA locally and nationally.

“I am delighted to join the team and excited to leverage the breadth of my experience to work with these extraordinary social entrepreneurs,” Rebecca said. She brings deep expertise and strategic insight into strategic planning, development, leadership, marketing, and project management.

Rebecca is a scuba diver and spends part of her weekends at Shedd Aquarium in the Caribbean Reef exhibit feeding the fish and speaking with visitors.

“Rebecca Breuer’s passion for social good, strategic thinking, and leadership will help Design for America thrive.” Liz Gerber said.

We are thrilled to have Rebecca on board!


A big thank you to McCormick School of Engineering and Northwestern University helping us make this position possible!