Kathy Wegner began volunteering with the Conference on World Affairs as a member of the Science and Tech committee in 2016. In 2018-19, she served as Community Co-Chair on the International Affairs Committee and as the Community Volunteer Coordinator. Prior to retiring in 2015, she was Executive Director of a Delaware non-profit and before that worked in process improvement and leadership development. Kathy and her husband Bob established an Adopt a Home program, renovating group homes for a disability agency. The Wegners recently founded the Opportunity Through Education Scholarship Fund to help Chicago students succeed in post-secondary education.