Jaime Patterson

Jaime's passion for Expanding Lives began while listening to Leslie Natzke speak at a UN Women meeting in 2017.  Since then, she has helped EL with fundraising efforts and now serves on the Board. 

Jaime is a former Chicago Public Schools teacher with her Bachelor of Arts from Columbia College Chicago, Master of Education from DePaul University, and Learning Behavioral Endorsement from North Park University. 

Jaime is passionate about educating and empowering girls both locally and around the world.  Jaime loves running a household and spending time with her husband, two young children, and dog.