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Ms. Mary Menell Zients

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President

Phone: (202) ***-****  HQ Phone
Local Address:  Washington , District of Columbia , United States
Maret School Inc
3000 Cathedral Avenue, Nw
Washington Dc , District of Columbia 20008
United States

Company Description: At Maret, both our Mission Statement and our Core Values place emphasis on the individual and respect for different cultures, talents, and interests. We strive to...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • B.A. , Social Studies
    Harvard College
  • DC
    Maret School
  • M.Sc.
    London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Master of Science , Industrial Relations
    London School of Economics
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Web References
Urban Alliance | Venture Philanthropy Partners
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Mary Menell Zients, Board Chair and Founder
History
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Mary Menell Zients, Board Chair, Urban Alliance
Mary Menell Zients is originally from Johannesburg, South Africa. She came to the U.S. to attend high school and graduated from Harvard College with a BA in Social Studies in 1985. She graduated from the London School of Economics with a MSc in Industrial Relations.
Ms. Zients spent four years in strategic management consulting for Fortune 500 companies at Bain and Company in Boston. She moved to Washington, D.C. in 1991, and worked for a number of years on post conflict deployment projects throughout Southern Africa, funded by bilateral and multilateral agencies.
She was Executive Director of the Urban Alliance Foundation, an inner city high school jobs and mentoring program in D.C., for three years after it was established in 1996, and now chairs the board. She also chaired the board of Women for Women International from 2005 to2012 and continues to sit on the Executive Committee of the Board. WfWI has served over 300,000 women survivors of wars in eight countries around the world since 1993, helping them to move from victims to survivors to economically self-sufficient, active citizens.
In addition, Ms. Zients is a founding board member of City Year South Africa, a youth service community program and is currently still a board member. Ms. Zients also serves on the Executive Committee of the U.S. effort to establish the Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital in Johannesburg. She also serves on the board of the Maret School.
She currently lives in Washington with her husband Jeff and their four children.
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Sally Dunkelberger, Darwin Walker, and Mary Zients, Maret School (DC)
One-Hour Workshops: Financial Sustainability
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Mary Menell Zients is a member of Women for Women International's Board of Directors where she is Chair of the Governance Committee and serves on the Executive Committee, Programs Committee, and Finance & Compensation Committee. From 2005 to 2012, Ms. Zients served as Chair of the Board of Directors.
Ms. Zients spent her early career in strategic management consulting for Fortune 500 companies at Bain and Company in Boston. From 1991 to 1999, she worked in Washington, D.C. on post-conflict community development projects throughout Southern Africa, funded by bilateral and multilateral agencies.
Ms. Zients is a founding board member of City Year South Africa, a youth service community program in Johannesburg and also the chair of the committee of the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund-USA, which mobilizes resources for the establishment of the Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital in Johannesburg, scheduled to open in 2015. She also serves on the US Advisory Council of the African Leadership Academy in Johannesburg.
Ms. Zients is a founding member of the Urban Alliance Foundation (UA, 1996) and currently serves as board chair. UA is an inner city high school jobs and mentoring program serving young people in D.C., Baltimore, and Chicago. Ms. Zients was nominated by President Obama to chair the Commission on White House Fellows in December, 2013. In addition, she is the President of the board of Maret School.
Ms. Zients is originally from Johannesburg, South Africa. She graduated from Harvard College with a B.A. in Social Studies in 1985 and received a Master of Science in Industrial Relations from the London School of Economics in 1986.
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