Sonya Jackson is the Founder & Principal of Mantra for Good. Mantra For Good is an organization that was founded on the philosophy that “Good People Can Change the World” and unites people to work on projects to improve lives and our world. Previously, Jackson was responsible for guiding the mission, vision and strategy for United Airlines' community investment. Ms. Jackson previously held the post of President of the BP Foundation and Senior Global Business Adviser for BP's Global Social Investment Business Unit. She has also served as Executive Director of The Sears-Roebuck Foundation and Assistant Director of the Sara Lee Foundation. When she isn't making our world a better place through Mantra for Good, she is inspiring us here at Chicago Ideas as a Board Member and Director of our evening events.