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Nancy G. Brinker


NANCY GOODMAN BRINKER, Member of the Board

Nancy Goodman Brinker is one of America’s most influential people (named one of the 100 most influential people by TIME magazine in 2008). She is included in 21 Women to Watch in 2021, compiled by Brown Brothers Harriman, one of the oldest and largest private and investment banks in the US. She is an iconic leader of the breast cancer movement and founded the Susan G. Komen Foundation. To date, Komen has invested more than $3.2 billion in cancer research and related activities. Brinker also co-founded The Promise Fund of Florida, a community-centric and innovative non-profit that addresses health inequities and disparities to fight the unnecessary progression of breast and cervical cancer. She was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Barack Obama in 2009, the highest civilian decoration in the US and was Goodwill Ambassador of the World Health Organization (WHO). Between 2001-2003, she served as US Ambassador to Hungary, and she was White House Chief of Protocol between 2007-2009.