Global Conference 2016

Speaker's Biography

Mark Shriver

President, Save the Children Action Network


Mark Shriver is president of Save the Children Action Network, which seeks to end preventable maternal and child deaths worldwide and ensure that every child in the U.S. has access to high-quality early-learning programs. Shriver joined Save the Children in 2003, serving as vice president for U.S. programs until 2013. In that capacity, he created and oversaw the agency's domestic early-learning, literacy, health, and emergency preparedness and response programs. Shriver was a member of the Maryland House of Delegates from 1994 to 2002. In 1988, he founded the innovative Choice Program, which serves at-risk youth through intensive, community-based counseling. His memoir, "A Good Man: Rediscovering My Father, Sargent Shriver," was published in June 2012. He holds a B.A. from College of the Holy Cross and an M.P.A. from Harvard University.

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