Jackie Bezos

Co-Founder and President, Bezos Family Foundation

Jackie Bezos is president and co-founder of the Bezos Family Foundation, which invests in the science of learning and the experiences and environments that young people need to learn and thrive. Bezos has pioneered initiatives such as Vroom, the Aspen Institute’s Bezos Scholars Program, the Aspen Challenge, and Students Rebuild. She serves on the boards for the Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences (I-LABS), The Robin Hood Foundation, the American Museum of Natural History, the Character Lab, Turnaround for Children, and the emeritus board of Thrive Washington. She is also an advisor to TED-Ed and serves on the Global Nomads Group advisory board.

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