Bliss Browne, Curriculum & Organizational Consultant
Bliss W. Browne serves as a strategic advisor to Destiny Outreach’s Dreams & Destiny®
the areas of program design, curriculum development and organizational
development. Browne also serves on Destiny Outreach’s® Regional
Educational Advisory Council.
Bliss W. Browne is the founder and president of Imagine Chicago (www.imaginechicago.org),
which helps people develop their imagination as city creators.
It offers everyone, especially young people, the opportunity to
invest themselves in the city’s future. She is an
ordained Episcopal priest, and was formerly a corporate banker
and Division Head of the First National Bank of Chicago where she
worked for 16 years. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale
University in History, the Arts and Letters, a Master of Divinity
in Theology from Harvard Divinity School, and a Master of Management
in Finance from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.
Bliss is a former Director and Chairman of the Center for Neighborhood
Technology, an Advisory Board member and past Chairman of the Mid-America
Leadership Foundation, former executive Trustee of the Council
for A Parliament of the World’s Religions, Trustee of the Chicago
Sunday Evening Club, and Advisory Board Member of Public Allies.
She serves on the Chicago Historical Society’s Community Advisory
Board, the Illinois Fatherhood Initiative Advisory Board and the
Voices for Illinois Children Committee of 100. Bliss has been a
participant in the Harvard Kennedy School of Government Saguaro
Seminar on Civic Engagement in America. Bliss lives in Uptown and
is the mother of three teenage children.