Chief Executive Officer and Chair of GHR Foundation, a philanthropy of service to people and their limitless potential for good. Steers the foundation’s direction with optimism and a background in diplomacy and social investment that has inspired new approaches to philanthropy. Under her leadership, GHR launched a new effort to build bridges across ideas, sectors and people; elevated powerful movements of faith and inter-faith actors for sustainable development; implemented systems change strategies across public, private and faith sectors to keep children in families; and unlocked significant funding from industry and government to prevent Alzheimer’s Disease. Serves on Georgetown University’s board of directors and Walsh School of Foreign Service Board of Advisers, and is a Trustee and Vice-Chair of the Board for the University of St. Thomas. Member of Opus Holding Board of Directors, Visitation School Board of Trustees, Jesuit Refugee Service International Development Group, Mayo Clinic Leadership Council, and Council on Foreign Relations. Master’s degree in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley, a Master's degree in Law and Diplomacy from Tufts University Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, and Bachelor's degree in Foreign Service from Georgetown University.
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