Margot Pritzker is chair of the Zohar Education Project Incorporated which completed in 2017 a 20-year project of translating the Zohar, the mystical canon of Judaism, into English. Margot is the Founder of WomenOnCall; a volunteer match organization with a national membership. WomenOnCall just completed a successful merger with Chicago Cares becoming a program called Skills for Good.
As a Trustee of the Aspen Institute, Pritzker chairs the Leadership Initiative Committee and is a seminar moderator for the Aspen Global Leadership Network. She serves on the boards of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and America Abroad Media, and she is a member of the University of Chicago Charter School Advisory Council.
Born in England, Margot became a United States citizen in 1994. She resides in Chicago with her husband, Thomas J. Pritzker. They have three sons and three grandchildren. Their extensive travel and knowledge of South Asia has resulted in one of the foremost collections of South Asian art. Margot holds a B.A. from Northwestern University and an M.A. from the University of Chicago.