Maria Shriver

Founder at A Woman's Nation

Maria Shriver

Maria Shriver

Founder at A Woman's Nation

Overview
Career Highlights

A Woman's Nation

RelSci Relationships

1684

Primary Location

Los Angeles, CA, United States

Number of Boards

6

Birthday

11/06/1955 - Chicago, IL, United States

Age

65

Number of Awards

6

Relationships
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Founder at Best Buddies International

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Former Governor of California

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Chief Strategy Officer at Save the Children Federation, Inc.

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Co-Founded at Collaborative for Academic Social & Emotional Learning

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Co-Founder at ONE Campaign

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Director at California Museum for History, Women & the Arts

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Director at California Museum for History, Women & the Arts

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Director at California Museum for History, Women & the Arts

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Director at California Museum for History, Women & the Arts

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Director at California Museum for History, Women & the Arts

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Founder at A Woman's Nation
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Sibling
Chief Strategy Officer at Save the Children Federation, Inc.

Save The Children Federation, Inc. operates as a nonprofit children's relief and development organization. The company was founded in 1932 and is headquartered in Fairfield, CT.

Sibling

Best Buddies International is an American private company located in Miami, FL. The firm operates as a non profit organization which enhances the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. It was founded by Anthony Kennedy Shriver, he is the current CEO, occupying that position since 1989.The company says this about itself: Best Buddies® is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, leadership development and inclusive living for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Founded in 1989 by Anthony K. Shriver, Best Buddies is a vibrant organization that has grown from one original chapter to more than 3,000 elementary school, middle school, high school, and college Friendship and Promoter chapters worldwide. Today, Best Buddies programs engage participants in each of the 50 states and in 59 countries and territories, positively impacting the lives of over 1.3 million people with and without disabilities around the world. In many cases, as a result of their involvement with Best Buddies, people with intellectual and developmental disabilities secure rewarding jobs, live independently, become inspirational leaders and build lifelong friendships.

Sibling
Co-Founder at ONE Campaign

The One Campaign is a nonprofit company headquartered in Washington, DC, that operates as an advocacy and campaigning organization.

Child
Member Emeritus, Board of Directors at Best Buddies International

Best Buddies International is an American private company located in Miami, FL. The firm operates as a non profit organization which enhances the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. It was founded by Anthony Kennedy Shriver, he is the current CEO, occupying that position since 1989.The company says this about itself: Best Buddies® is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, leadership development and inclusive living for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Founded in 1989 by Anthony K. Shriver, Best Buddies is a vibrant organization that has grown from one original chapter to more than 3,000 elementary school, middle school, high school, and college Friendship and Promoter chapters worldwide. Today, Best Buddies programs engage participants in each of the 50 states and in 59 countries and territories, positively impacting the lives of over 1.3 million people with and without disabilities around the world. In many cases, as a result of their involvement with Best Buddies, people with intellectual and developmental disabilities secure rewarding jobs, live independently, become inspirational leaders and build lifelong friendships.

Extended Family Member, Deceased
Extended Family Member

Robert F. SmithJRF's ROBIE Achievement in Industry AwardRobert F. Smith is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Vista Equity Partners, a leading $14 billion private equity firm focused on software and technology-related businesses. Since Vista's founding in 2000, Mr. Smith has overseen more than 170 completed transactions by the firm representing over $45 billion in transaction value. In November 2015, for the second year in a row and based on its performance over the last 11 years, Vista was named as world's #1 performing private equity firm, according to the HEC-Dow Jones annual ranking. An engaged philanthropist, Mr. Smith launched a national effort in 2010 entitled Project Realize, based on his visionary approach of "Free Market Philanthropy." He is the Chairman of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights and the Founding Director and Chairman of the Fund II Foundation, which is dedicated to preserving the African-American experience, safeguarding human rights, providing music education, preserving the environment, and sustaining critical American values.

Sibling

Collaborative For Academic Social & Emotional Learning is an American nonprofit company located in Chicago, IL, that operates as a organization for the development of academic, social and emotional competence for all students. The firm was founded by Timothy P. Shriver.

Parent, Deceased

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP provides legal services. Its clients include Bank of America, Dow Jones and Northrop Grumman. The company has offices in Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, New York, Paris, Shanghai, and Washington. Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Education
Bachelor of Arts Degree in American Studies

Georgetown University is a private research university in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1789, it is the oldest Jesuit and Catholic university in the United States. Georgetown's main campus, located in Washington's Georgetown neighborhood, is noted for Healy Hall, a National Historic Landmark in the Romanesque revival style. Georgetown operates a law center on Capitol Hill and auxiliary campuses in Italy, Turkey, and Qatar.

Attendee

The mission of Manhattanville College is to educate ethically and socially responsible leaders for the global community.

Graduate

Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart inspires young women to lead and serve, through lives of purpose that integrate faith, intellect, community, social action, and personal growth in an atmosphere of wise freedom.

Career History
Anchor & Editor-at-Large, NBC News Digital
Current

NBC News is the news division of the American broadcast network NBC. The division operates under NBCUniversal News Group, a subsidiary of NBCUniversal. The group's various operations report to the president of NBC News, Deborah Turness. NBC News aired the first news program in American broadcast television history on February 21, 1940. The group's broadcasts are produced and aired from the GE Building in Rockefeller Center, NBC's headquarters in New York.

Founder
Current

A WOMAN'S NATION IS A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION THAT CREATES MEDIA INITIATIVES TO RAISE AWARENESS.

Host, Larry King Live
2007 - Prior

Cable News Network, Inc. provides television and online news broadcasting services. It offers information on weather, business, sports, politics, law, technology, science and space, health, entertainment, travel and education. The firm also gives latest multimedia technologies based news like live video streaming, audio packages, searchable archives of news features and background information. The company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

Boards & Committees
Co-Chair
Current

THE CALIFORNIA MUSEUM SEEKS TO ENGAGE, ENLIGHTEN AND INSPIRE OUR VISITORS ABOUT CALIFORNIA'S RICH HISTORY AND ITS UNIQUE INFLUENCE ON THE WORLD OF IDEAS, INNOVATION, ART, AND CULTURE BY CREATING OPPORTUNITIES FOR LEARNING ABOUT PAST DECISIONS AND EVENTS, PRESENT CIRCUMSTANCES AND FUTURE POSSIBILITIES, ULTIMATELY STRENGTHENING THE BONDS OF OUR COMMUNITY AND STIMULATING IMAGINATIONS TO FACILITATE SOLUTIONS TO COMMON PROBLEMS.

Member, Advisory Board
Current

Best Buddies International is an American private company located in Miami, FL. The firm operates as a non profit organization which enhances the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. It was founded by Anthony Kennedy Shriver, he is the current CEO, occupying that position since 1989.The company says this about itself: Best Buddies® is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, leadership development and inclusive living for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Founded in 1989 by Anthony K. Shriver, Best Buddies is a vibrant organization that has grown from one original chapter to more than 3,000 elementary school, middle school, high school, and college Friendship and Promoter chapters worldwide. Today, Best Buddies programs engage participants in each of the 50 states and in 59 countries and territories, positively impacting the lives of over 1.3 million people with and without disabilities around the world. In many cases, as a result of their involvement with Best Buddies, people with intellectual and developmental disabilities secure rewarding jobs, live independently, become inspirational leaders and build lifelong friendships.

Member, Honorary Committee
Current
Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$500K +
2018

Best Buddies International is an American private company located in Miami, FL. The firm operates as a non profit organization which enhances the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. It was founded by Anthony Kennedy Shriver, he is the current CEO, occupying that position since 1989.The company says this about itself: Best Buddies® is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, leadership development and inclusive living for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Founded in 1989 by Anthony K. Shriver, Best Buddies is a vibrant organization that has grown from one original chapter to more than 3,000 elementary school, middle school, high school, and college Friendship and Promoter chapters worldwide. Today, Best Buddies programs engage participants in each of the 50 states and in 59 countries and territories, positively impacting the lives of over 1.3 million people with and without disabilities around the world. In many cases, as a result of their involvement with Best Buddies, people with intellectual and developmental disabilities secure rewarding jobs, live independently, become inspirational leaders and build lifelong friendships.

$500K +
2017

Best Buddies International is an American private company located in Miami, FL. The firm operates as a non profit organization which enhances the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. It was founded by Anthony Kennedy Shriver, he is the current CEO, occupying that position since 1989.The company says this about itself: Best Buddies® is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, leadership development and inclusive living for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Founded in 1989 by Anthony K. Shriver, Best Buddies is a vibrant organization that has grown from one original chapter to more than 3,000 elementary school, middle school, high school, and college Friendship and Promoter chapters worldwide. Today, Best Buddies programs engage participants in each of the 50 states and in 59 countries and territories, positively impacting the lives of over 1.3 million people with and without disabilities around the world. In many cases, as a result of their involvement with Best Buddies, people with intellectual and developmental disabilities secure rewarding jobs, live independently, become inspirational leaders and build lifelong friendships.

$5,000 - $10K
2016

Best Buddies International is an American private company located in Miami, FL. The firm operates as a non profit organization which enhances the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. It was founded by Anthony Kennedy Shriver, he is the current CEO, occupying that position since 1989.The company says this about itself: Best Buddies® is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, leadership development and inclusive living for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Founded in 1989 by Anthony K. Shriver, Best Buddies is a vibrant organization that has grown from one original chapter to more than 3,000 elementary school, middle school, high school, and college Friendship and Promoter chapters worldwide. Today, Best Buddies programs engage participants in each of the 50 states and in 59 countries and territories, positively impacting the lives of over 1.3 million people with and without disabilities around the world. In many cases, as a result of their involvement with Best Buddies, people with intellectual and developmental disabilities secure rewarding jobs, live independently, become inspirational leaders and build lifelong friendships.

Political Donations
$1,000
2012

Representative from Massachusetts's 4th Congressional District

$1,000
2002

Coordinator at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Inc.

$1,000
2002

Co-Founder at One Mind

Investments
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Liquid I.V, Inc. is a health-science nutrition and wellness company. It offers hydration, energy, sleep, and bundle and save products. The company was founded by Brandin Cohen and Haydone Fulstone in 2012 and is headquartered in El Segundo, CA.

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Everytable PBC owns and operates restaurants. It offers offers food and meals, which include chicken caesar and cobb salads, puebla chicken tinga, Jamaican jerk chicken and cajun blackened fish food. The company was founded by David Foster and Sam Polk in 2015 and is headquartered in and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

Advisors
Advisor

Principal at RALLY

Advisor

Attorney at Wasser Cooperman & Carter LLP

Advisor

Founder at Dupree/Miller & Associates Literary, Inc.

Awards & Honors
2011
Newsweek Magazine - 150 Women Who Shake the World
Rank #53
2010
Forbes Magazine - 100 Most Powerful Women
2006
California Hall of Fame
Events
Attendee
21st Century National Service Summit

Speaker
Los Angeles, CA, United States
2010 Milken Institute Global Conference

The 2010 Milken Institute Global Conference was full of insight, inspiration and entertainment, with a diverse slate of speakers from Wesley Clark, T. Boone Pickens, Maria Shriver, Nouriel Roubini and Eli Broad, to Tim Pawlenty, Meredith Whitney, Biz Stone, Richard Beckman and Les Moonves. This year's discussions have started the process of moving policy toward realistic solutions.

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