Press & News Archive

  1. Jennifer Pritzker
    Canadian University Establishes First Chair in Transgender Studies
    Devor’s new position was made possible from a $1 million donation from the Tawani Foundation, which has also promised to donate a million more if other donors match their contribution. The founder and president of Tawani is transgender activist and retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Jennifer Pritzker.
  2. Sociologist Becomes Inaugural Chair in Transgender Studies
    The Chronicle of Higher Education
    Tawani’s founder and president is U.S. Army Lt. Col. Jennifer N. Pritzker, retired, a transgender woman who is heir to a family fortune.
  3. Tawani Enterprises
    Jennifer Pritzker Being Honored for Preservation Work
    Busy billionaire philanthropist and retired US Army Colonel Jennifer Pritzker will be honored next month for her ongoing preservation work.
  4. The Sword and the Stone Terrace
    Evanston Roundtable
    Colonel Jennifer Pritzker, center, used her sword to cut the ribbon at Stone Terrace B&B, 1622 Forest Place, on Jan. 29.
  5. Pritzker Opens New Evanston Bed and Breakfast
    Evanston Patch
    An ownership team that includes transgender North Shore billionaire Jennifer Pritzker recently opened Stone Terrace, Evanston’s newest bed and breakfast.
  6. Jennifer Pritzker Opens Second Evanston Bed and Breakfast
    Last week owners Jennifer Pritzker, Dawn Overend, and Tom and Sue Zipprich joined Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl for a ceremonial ribbon cutting for the town’s newest bed and breakfast.
  7. Open house gives glimpse of Evanston’s second bed and breakfast
    Chicago Tribune
    The restoration is Pritzker’s second bed and breakfast, which weren’t allowed under Evanston zoning until a few years ago.
  8. Chicago Military Museum
    Chicago architect has battles ahead on World War I Memorial
    Chicago Tribune
    Founded by Jennifer Pritzker, a retired Illinois Army National Guard colonel, the museum and library has donated $5 million to the World War I Centennial Commission, mostly for operations.
  9. Local billionaire to receive recognition from state landmarks organization
    The Daily Northwestern
    Evanston billionaire Jennifer Pritzker will be recognized by Landmarks Illinois, a nonprofit that aims to protect state and cultural landmarks, for her dedication to the preservation and renovation of landmark buildings.
  10. Ribbon is cut on 2nd Pritzker B&B
    Evanston Now
    With the snip of a giant scissors and the slash of a sword, Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl and billionaire philanthropist Jennifer Pritzker formally opened the second luxury bed-and-breakfast on the city’s central lakefront.