Judith Rodin

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at The Rockefeller Foundation

Judith Rodin

Judith Rodin

Former President & Chief Executive Officer at The Rockefeller Foundation

Career Highlights

Yale University
University of Pennsylvania
The Rockefeller Foundation

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09/09/1944 - Philadelphia, PA, United States



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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Wolfensohn Fund Management LP

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Co-Founder at American Farmland Trust

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President & Chief Executive Officer at The Chicago Community Trust

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President-Emeritus at Tulane University

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Founder at National Academy Foundation

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Founder at Continental Investors LLC

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Chairman at United States Artists

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Julius B. Richmond Professor Health Policy & Management at Columbia University - Mailman School of Public Health

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President at Ford Foundation

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Professor of History at Columbia University - School of International and Public Affairs

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at The Rockefeller Foundation
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Former President at The College of William & Mary

The College of William & Mary in Virginia (also known as The College, William & Mary, or W&M) is a public research university located in Williamsburg, Virginia, United States. Privately founded in 1693 by letters patent issued by King William III and Queen Mary II, it is the second-oldest institution of higher education in the United States after Harvard University.

Ph.D. in Psychology
Class of 1970

The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences supervises the training of graduate students for careers in and outside academia. It promotes the integration of graduate students into the research and pedagogical enterprises of the university, oversees all aspects of graduate education in the departments of the Arts and Sciences, and establishes policies and standards that define optimal practices in graduate programs throughout the university. The Graduate School also nurtures the diversity and intellectual collegiality of its programs.

BA in Psychology with Honors
Class of 1966

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.

1995 - Current

The American Philosophical Society, the oldest learned society in the United States, was founded in 1743 by Benjamin Franklin for the purpose of "promoting useful knowledge." In the 21st century the Society sustains this mission with various programs described further within.


Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. provides and disseminates ideas on foreign policies to individuals, corporate members, journalists and policy makers. It operates a forum for government officials, students and other interested parties to study and discuss world issues and impact on American foreign policies. The company publishes Foreign Affairs, a magazine that comes out six times a year, along with books and studies by its own scholars. Council on Foreign Relations was founded in 1921 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.


Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is an independent policy research center that conducts multidisciplinary studies of complex and emerging problems. The Academy’s elected members are leaders in the academic disciplines, the arts, business, and public affairs. With a current membership of 4,000 American Fellows and 600 Foreign Honorary Members, the Academy has four major goals: Promoting service and study through analysis of critical social and intellectual issues and the development of practical policy alternatives; Fostering public engagement and the exchange of ideas with meetings, conferences, and symposia bringing diverse perspectives to the examination of issues of common concern; Mentoring a new generation of scholars and thinkers through the Visiting Scholars Program and Hellman Fellowship Program; Honoring excellence by electing to membership men and women in a broad range of disciplines and professions. Click here to learn about our new members. The Academy's headquarters are in Cambridge, Massachusetts. With its geographically diverse membership, it conducts activities in this country and abroad

Career History
2005 - Prior

United States Artists operates as a non-profit organization for the support of artists and performers. The company was founded by Susan V. Berresford, Diane Kaplan, Gabriella Morris, and Judith Rodin in 2006 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

President & Chief Executive Officer
2005 - 2017

The Rockefeller Foundation is a philanthropic organization and private foundation based at 420 Fifth Avenue, New York City. The preeminent institution established by the six-generation Rockefeller family, it was founded by John D. Rockefeller, along with his son John D. Rockefeller, Jr. and Senior's principal business and philanthropic advisor, Frederick Taylor Gates, in New York State May 14, 1913, when its charter was formally accepted by the New York State Legislature. Its central mission over the past 100 years has been "to promote the well-being of humanity throughout the world."

Professor of Medicine & Psychiatry
1994 - 2007

The University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. At Penn academic excellence, as well as compassion for the patients we are privileged to serve, are stressed. Skillful compassion is truly a hallmark of the Penn learning experience. The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania consistently ranks among the top five in US News and World Report’s rankings of research-oriented medical schools.

Boards & Committees
Member of the Nominating Committee
1998 - 2000

A leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies, NYSE Euronext (NYX) is the holding company and the first cross-border exchange group created by the combination of NYSE Group, Inc. and Euronext N.V., on April 4, 2007. The Company’s exchanges located in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income, and exchange-traded products. With approximately 8,000 listed issues (excluding European Structured Products) from more than 55 countries, NYSE Euronext's equities markets—the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext, NYSE MKT, NYSE Alternext and NYSE Arca—represent one-third of the world's equities trading and the most liquidity of any global exchange group. NYSE Euronext also operates NYSE Liffe, a leading European derivatives business and the world's second-largest derivatives business by value of trading, and NYSE Liffe U.S., which is a global, multi-asset class futures exchange. The U.S. Derivatives Clearing Organization, The New York Portfolio Clearing, LLC ( a joint venture of DTCC and NYSE Euronext) delivers unique capital efficiencies to the market. The company offers comprehensive commercial technology, connectivity and market data products and services through NYSE Technologies, the world's leading provider of end-to-end electronic trading solutions. NYSE Technologies’ flexible and scalable products deliver robust and integrated solutions, from single trading positions to complete exchange platforms. Its leading edge software, combined with high performance connectivity, provides the global trading community with innovative tools, access to liquidity and worldwide markets and third-party, value-added applications.

Independent Director
1997 - Prior

American Airlines Group, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the operation of a network carrier through its principal wholly-owned mainline operating subsidiary, American. The firm offers air transportation for passengers and cargo. It operates through the following geographical segments: Department of Transportation Domestic; Department of Transportation Latin America; Department of Transportation Atlantic; and Department of Transportation Pacific. The company was founded on December 9, 2013 and is headquartered in Fort Worth, TX.

Chair, Medical Affair Committee
1995 - 2005

Aetna, Inc. engages in the provision of traditional, voluntary, and consumer-directed health insurance products and related services. It operates through the following segments: Health Care, Group Insurance, and Large Case Pensions. The Health Care segment consists of medical, pharmacy benefit management services, dental, behavioral health, and vision plans offered on insured and employer-funded basis. The Group Insurance segment includes group life insurance and group disability products. The Large Case Pensions segment manages retirement products for tax-qualified pension plans. The company was founded by Eliphalet Adams Bulkeley in 1853 and is headquartered in Hartford, CT.

Member, Board of Directors
Member, Opportunity Nation Leadership Council

Be the Change, Inc. creates and manages national issue-based campaigns. It offers service year alliance, opportunity nation, and got your 6 campaigns. The company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

$5,000 - $10K

Carnegie Hall’s mission is to present extraordinary music and musicians on the three stages of this legendary hall, to bring the transformative power of music to the widest possible audience, to provide visionary education programs, and to foster the future of music through the cultivation of new works, artists, and audiences.

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Political Donations

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) is the official campaign arm of the Democrats in the House. The DCCC is the only political committee in the country whose principal mission is to support Democratic House candidates every step of the way.


President & Chief Executive Officer at Better Medicare Alliance


Former Senator from Massachusetts

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Awards & Honors
Rank #46
Crain's New York Business Magazine - 50 Most Powerful Women in New York
Rank #42
Crain's New York Business - Most Connected New Yorkers
Rank #99
Forbes Magazine - 100 Most Powerful Women
Creative Works

The University and Urban Renewal: Out of the Ivory Tower and Into the Streets

Kawasan Pariwisata Nusa Dua, BTDC Lot N-3-Nusa Dua, Nusa Dua
2013 Forbes Global CEO Conference

Take the lead requires the right vision, strategy, discipline and resilience

New York City, NY
2012 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

The mission of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) is to turn ideas into action. Established in 2005 by President Bill Clinton, the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) convenes global leaders to create and implement innovative solutions to the world's most pressing challenges. CGI Annual Meetings have brought together more than 150 heads of state, 20 Nobel Prize laureates, and hundreds of leading CEOs, heads of foundations and NGOs, major philanthropists, and members of the media. To date CGI members have made more than 2,300 commitments, which have improved the lives of over 400 million people in more than 180 countries. When fully funded and implemented, these commitments will be valued at more than $73.1 billion. The CGI Annual Meeting is held each September in New York City. CGI also convenes CGI America, a meeting devoted to economic recovery and job creation in the United States, and CGI University (CGI U), which hosts an annual meeting for undergraduate and graduate students who are developing commitments in their communities and around the world.

Aspen, CO, United States
2010 Aspen Ideas Festival

Aspen Ideas Festival, presented by the Aspen Institute and The Atlantic, continues to broaden its reach and engage with more people than ever before on ideas that matter. A major focus throughout the Festival, which opens today, is increasing live and on-demand video opportunities for online viewers around the world.

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