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Chief Executive Officer

Lifeway Foods , Inc.

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Lifeway Foods , Inc.

6431 West Oakton Ave.

Morton Grove, Illinois 60053

United States

Company Description

Lifeway Foods, Inc. (LWAY), recently named one of Forbes' Best Small Companies, is America's leading supplier of the probiotic fermented beverage known as kefir. In addition to its line of drinkable kefir, the company also produces frozen kefir, specialty ... more

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Employment History

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Honor Diaries Documentary

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Anti-Defamation League

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Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center

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Young Global Leaders of the World Economic Forum

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HIAS Chicago

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The UI Alumni Association

Member of the Global Entrepreneurs Council
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International Probiotics Association

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The Economic Club of Chicago

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Education

University of Illinois

Psychology

University of Illinois at Chicago

B.A.

Psychology

University of Illinois at Chicago

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Julie Smolyansky is President & CEO of Lifeway Foods, becoming the youngest female CEO of a publicly held firm when she took over her father's kefir business in 2002 at the age of 27 after his sudden death. Julie is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago where she majored in Psychology and minored in Women's Studies. Julie began her career as an in home family counselor for Care Works, an agency that supported Department of Children & Family Services. She left the social service field to support her father at Lifeway Foods in 1997. Julie serves on the board of directors for the Anti--Defamation League, Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (a division of Jewish United Fund), Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, University of Illinois Alumni Association, International Probiotics Association, and Bia Sport (advisory board member).
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Julie recently joined Christy Turlington Burns as a maternal health advocate traveling to Bangladesh with her and Every Mother Counts and participating in a series of screenings and panel discussions for the film 'No Woman No Cry'.
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Julie frequently travels to the White House and advocates for Violence Against Women issues in the Vice President's Office. Julie has been featured on multiple media outlets including ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Forbes, Fortune and was named to Crain's Chicago Business '40 under 40' in 2005, Today's Chicago Woman 'Rising Stars' and was a finalist for Ernst and Young's Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2010, and was the recipient of the Anti--Defamation League 2013 Woman of the Year Award. In 2013 Julie co-founded a non-profit, Test400k, an organization dedicated to advocating ending the backlog of 400,000 untested rape kits in the United States.


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This fund was created by Julie Smolyansky, President & CEO of Lifeway Foods, and Edward Smolyansky, CFO of Lifeway Foods.


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Julie Smolyansky is the C.E.O. of Lifeway Foods, the Morton Grove-based company that specializes in kefir (or, drinkable yogurt that's loaded with health benefits.) Though her demanding job keeps her


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Julie Smolyansky is the C.E.O. of Lifeway Foods, the Morton Grove-based company that specializes in kefir (or, drinkable yogurt that's loaded with health benefits.) Though her demanding job keeps her


History

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The mentors were Karina Ayala-Bermejo, Executive Director, Sun Times Judge Marovitz Lawyers Lend-A-Hand to Youth Program; Jill Bishop, Founder and President, Workforce Language Services, Luisa Echevarria, Director of Community Relations & Public Affairs, Univision Chicago/Telefutura; Elizabeth Evans, Executive Director, Illinois Charter Schools Network; Bertha MagaƱa, Executive Director, Latino Education Alliance; Hon. Patricia Mendoza, Associate Judge Cook County, Juvenile Division; Angelique Power, Director of Marketing, Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art; Michele Ilene Ruiz, Partner, international law firm of Sidley Austin LLP; Julie Smolyansky, President and CEO, Lifeway Foods, the youngest female CEO of a publicly held firm; and Neli Vazquez-Rowland, CEO, Be!

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