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Mrs. Christy R. Walton

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Board Member

Phone: (212) ***-****  HQ Phone
Children's Scholarship Fund
8 W. 38Th Street 9Th Floor
New York , New York 10018
United States

Company Description: The Children's Scholarship Fund provides partial tuition assistance for low-income families to send their children to private schools. More than 105,000 children...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • College of Wooster
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Web References
Board - Children's Scholarship Fund, 23 Oct 2014 [cached]
Christy Walton Board Member Emeritus
Board | Children's Scholarship Fund, 6 Sept 2012 [cached]
Christy Walton
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Billionaire Christy Walton - Elite Choice, 26 Oct 2014 [cached]
Born in the year 1955, Christy Walton is currently known across the financial world as the richest woman in the world and is featured at rank 10th as the richest person in the world. Mrs. Walton is the widow of John T. Walton, who is better known as the son of Sam Walton, founder of Wal-Mart.
As of the year 2012, Christy Walton is estimated to have a net worth of a staggering $25.3 billion, which she inherited after the death of her husband. As per recent reports, Mrs. Walton and family has now accumulated $29.9 billion as the overall fortune, primarily due to her 9% stake in Wal-Mart. Widely acclaimed as the world's largest retail store chain, Wal-Mart is now the world's third largest public corporation and the entire Walton family is known to have a collective stake of 48% in Wal-Mart. Besides Wal-Mart, Christy Walton also earns her share of revenue from First Solar, a U.S based manufacturer of thin film photovoltaic (PV) modules and solar panels.
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Christy Walton Philanthropy
The same is the billionaire Christy Walton, who is widely renowned as one of the leading women philanthropists in the world. On an annual basis, Mrs. Walton donates a significant amount of her fortune to various charities, while carrying out a plethora of philanthropy activities, via the Walton family charity organization, the Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation. The primary focus of this organization is to promote education, while simultaneously supporting various U.S based benefit colleges, such as the likes of the University of Arkansas and the College of Business Administration of the University of Arkansas. Christy Walton has also been active in the education circle, especially towards better standards of education for various colleges, universities, foundations and community trusts. During 2003 to 2005, Christy Walton is known to have donated a sizeable chunk of her $16.3 billion net worth and was even recognized as highest female philanthropist in the world by Condé Nast Portfolio magazine.
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Besides the Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation, Christy Walton is also active in various other philanthropy organizations, such as the likes of The Philanthropy Roundtable. The San Diego Natural History Museum, where she serves as the board member. Furthermore, the richest woman in the world is also know to donate regularly as well as generously to the the San Diego Zoological Society and the Mingei International Museum. One of the most notable donations made by Christy Walton is that of her old Victorian home in the year 2006, which she donated to the International Community Foundation - Center for Cross-Border Philanthropy and has so far already put in more than $4 million towards the preservation and maintenance of the luxury house.
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9. Christy Walton - $38.5 billion
Christy Walton holds the distinction of being the richest woman in the world. She is the widow of John T. Walton, the second son of the founder of Wal-Mart. She owns 12.2 percent of the retail giant, as well as 25 million shares of First Solar, a solar panel manufacturer. A resident of Jackson Hole in Wyoming, she is a member of the board of the San Diego Natural History Museum and San Diego Zoological Society. Her net worth has increased by 16.9 percent since the start of the year.
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