Faye Wattleton is a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal and Heads the board governace advisory practice, in New York.
Ms. Wattleton's distinguished career spans more than three decades, during which she has amassed an extraordinary track record for leadership, both as a CEO of national not-for-profit organizations and serving on the boards of public and private corporations, academic institutions and high-impact philanthropic organizations.
Perhaps best known for her executive leadership and advocacy of improving the status and healthcare of women, she brings dynamic and demonstrable experience as an executive, board member and consultant in the health sector and public policy arenas.
She has served as a director for a range of public companies, including as chair of audit and corporate governance committees.
Prior to joining A&M, Ms. Wattleton served as Co-Founder and President of the Center for the Advancement of Women, an independent, nonpartisan think tank, conducting women-focused national research for public education and policy advocacy.
received national and international acclaim for its groundbreaking research on women's opinions, experiences, roles and status in society.
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From 1978 to 1992, Ms. Wattleton was President and CEO of the nation's oldest and largest voluntary reproductive health provider, Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA).
was the youngest, first woman and first African American-and longest tenured professional-to hold this position.
At the time of her
departure, a restructured Planned Parenthood had grown to become the nation's seventh largest nonprofit organization, with an aggregate budget of $500 million, providing medical and educational services to four million Americans each year, through 170 affiliates operating in 49 states and the District of Columbia.
Under its international arm, known as Family Planning International Assistance, PPFA
provided technical assistance and commodities to organizations in dozens of developing countries.
Lauded as a public spokesperson and for her
managerial skills and revolutionary public policy advancement by Business Week
and Money, Ms. Wattleton
has received countless honors and awards.
is the 2004 recipient of the prestigious Fries Prize for service to improving public health and was inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame
With more than three decades of corporate governance experience serving public and private corporations, Ms. Wattleton is an active member of the board of trustees of Columbia University, the board of governors of the PardeeRand Graduate School and serves on the board of directors of Jazz at Lincoln Center.
served on the boards of directors of public companies including Ehrlich-BoberFinancial Services (1986-1988), Leslie Fay (1993-1998), Estée Lauder Companies (1995-2003), WellChoice, Inc.
(1993-2005), QuidelCorporation (1994-2006) and SavientPharmaceuticals (1997-2007).
Ms. Wattleton earned a bachelor's degree in nursing from Ohio State University and a master's degreefrom Columbia University.
She holds fourteen honorary degrees.
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