Susan A. Buffett

Chairwoman, The Sherwood Foundation and the Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation

Susan A. Buffett is Chairman of The Sherwood Foundation, the Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation and the Buffett Early Childhood Fund. The Sherwood Foundation focuses on public education and poverty alleviation – mainly in Omaha, Nebraska. The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation (formerly The Buffett Foundation) works globally on women’s health issues and nuclear disarmament. And the Buffett Early Childhood Fund focuses on early childhood education from birth to five for low income families on a national scale.

Susie also serves on several national nonprofit boards including ONE (formerly DATA – Debt, AIDS, Trade, Africa), the Ounce of Prevention Fund, Girls Incorporated and The Fulfillment Fund. Locally, she serves on the board of Girls Incorporated, The Rose Blumkin Performing Arts Center Foundation, Building Bright Futures and The Omaha Airport Authority.

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Bobby Shriver

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Dr. Mo Ibrahim

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Helene D. Gayle

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Jamie Drummond

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Joe Cerrell

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John Doerr

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Joshua Bolten

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Kevin Sheekey

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Lawrence Summers

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Mark Suzman

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Michele L. Sullivan

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Morton H. Halperin

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Ronald O. Perelman

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Sheryl Sandberg

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Tom Freston

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