2009-12 Honorary Chair Jeanne Herberger
has dedicated more than 40 years to finding solutions for complex local and global challenges.
primary philanthropic interests include education, community development, the arts and intricate issues involving women and children.
Herberger is a founding Women & Philanthropy investor and an ASU alumna, earning her bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in communication at ASU.
Herberger's work in fostering education and employment opportunities for women led her
to found Arizona Women's Employment and Education Inc.
, a nonprofit organization dedication to moving people toward economic selfsufficiency and well-being through the dignity of work.
She also founded Valley Leadership and the Arizona Women's Forum, a chapter of the International Women's Forum of which she served as the first president.
and her husband, Gary, are longtime ASU donors with significant investments in the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication and the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture