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Kathleen Cronin

Cronin, Kathleen

’89 JD (2017 – current)

Kathleen is the Senior Managing Director, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at CME Group, Inc., the world’s most diverse derivatives marketplace, located in Chicago. She is a member of The Chicago Network (TCN), an organization of Chicago’s leading professional women. It was at a TCN panel event on space science where she first became aware of CIERA’s leadership in astronomy, women in science, and science education. Her interest in astronomy and space was cultivated by her teenage daughter’s fascination with the topic and her plan to pursue a career in astrophysics.