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Christiana Figueres
Executive Secretary, UN Framework
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John Chiang
California State Treasurer

 

Janet Cowell
North Carolina State Treasurer

 

Thomas P. DiNapoli
New York State Comptroller

 

Jack Ehnes
CEO, California State Teachers’
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Tim Eichenberg
New Mexico State Treasurer

 

Deborah Goldberg
Massachusetts State Treasurer

 

Mary Kay Henry
President, Service Employees
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Nancy K. Kopp
Maryland State Treasurer

 

Donald McDonald
Chair, Institutional Investors
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Seth Magaziner
Rhode Island State Treasurer

 

James L. McIntire
Washington State Treasurer

 

Denise L. Nappier
Connecticut State Treasurer

Elizabeth Pearce
Vermont State Treasurer

 

Frank Pegan
Chair, Investor Group
on Climate Change

 

Anne Stausboll
CEO, California Public
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Scott Stringer
New York City Comptroller

 

Richard L. Trumka
President, AFL-CIO

 

Betty Yee
California State Controller
 
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Kathy Calvin

Kathy Calvin is President and CEO of the United Nations Foundation. She is a passionate advocate for multi-sector problem-solving, U.S. leadership on global issues, and the inclusion of women at all levels and in all sectors. The UN Foundation, created in 1998 with entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Turner’s historic $1 billion gift to support UN causes, advocates for the UN and connects people, ideas and resources to help the UN solve global problems.
Kathy Calvin

President and Chief Executive Officer, United Nations Foundation

Kathy Calvin is President and CEO of the United Nations Foundation. She is a passionate advocate for multi-sector problem-solving, U.S. leadership on global issues, and the inclusion of women at all levels and in all sectors. The UN Foundation, created in 1998 with entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Turner’s historic $1 billion gift to support UN causes, advocates for the UN and connects people, ideas and resources to help the UN solve global problems.

Kathy’s career has spanned the public, private and nonprofit sectors. Before joining the UN Foundation as Chief Operating Officer in 2003, she served as President of the AOL Time Warner Foundation. She previously served in senior positions at AOL, Hill and Knowlton, and U.S. News & World Report. From 1976 through 1984 she was Senator Gary Hart’s press secretary.

Kathy was named one of Newsweek’s “150 Women Who Rock the World” in 2011 and listed in Fast Company’s “League of Extraordinary Women” in 2012. Her innovative work in the philanthropy and international development sectors has been featured in the New York Times and the Washington Post, and she has received numerous other awards for philanthropy and leadership.

She is a graduate of Purdue University.