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Shelley Stern Grach

Director-Civic Engagement at Microsoft
Shelley Stern Grach is the Director – Civic Engagement for the Technology and Civic Engagement (TCE) group at Microsoft Corporation. Based in Chicago, Shelley focuses on supporting long term economic development and STEM and STEAM programs that accelerate the Mayor’s Plan for Chicago. Stern Grach focuses on the intersection between community awareness and utilization of MS Philanthropies, YouthSpark’s digital literacy curriculum, and creating the pipeline for STEM skills and careers for students and entrepreneurs. She leads local policy and thought leadership programs on innovation, responsible business leadership and helps civic leaders and communities harness new technologies to enhance public discussion and improve economic mobility.