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Loreen Arbus

President, The Loreen Arbus Foundation

Loreen ArbusLoreen Arbus is currently the President of the Loreen Arbus Foundation, The Goldenson-Arbus Foundation and Loreen Arbus Productions, Inc. Her philanthropy supports a broad scope of interests, including advocacy for women and girls, as well as for the world’s largest minority, people with disabilities. She has established and funds many scholarships that both enhance and elevate social consciousness around her philanthropic interests – scientific and medical research, public policy, the arts, media responsibility, human and animal rights. Arbus holds the distinction of being the first woman to head programming for a U.S. network, a feat accomplished twice (both at Showtime and Cable Health Network/Lifetime). She has been twice nominated for an Emmy.  A prolific writer, she is the author of six books and numerous magazine/newspaper articles.  She is a member of The Writers Guild, The Producers Guild, The Author’s Guild and SAG-AFTRA. Ms. Arbus, widely recognized for her humanitarian and professional accomplishments, has received The Heart of Giving Award presented by President Bill Clinton in 2001 and was chosen as one (of 40) Leading Women Entrepreneurs of the World 2002. She serves on over a dozen nonprofit boards, including the Executive Committee of the Harvard Kennedy School of Government Women’s Leadership Board and Women Moving Millions, which is dedicated to mobilizing unprecedented resources for the advancement of women and girls. Ms. Arbus lives in NY, LA and Buenos Aires. She is a high profile professional Argentine Tango choreographer and dancer.