Co-founded by activist Gloria Steinem in 1973, the Ms. Foundation is a nonprofit dedicated to building women’s collective power for social, economic, and reproductive justice. Suzanne has been supporting the organization since her early days of reading Ms. Magazine, and was honored with their ‘Women of Vision’ award in 2015. She also serves on their board.
Women Thrive Alliance works to empower grassroots women so their perspectives and solutions shape policies that help women break free from poverty, violence and inequality. Suzanne has served on the board since 2010.
Prosperity Catalyst incubates and launches women-led businesses in distressed regions, creating opportunities for women to achieve economic empowerment. Suzanne currently serves as an advisory board member.
Founded in 1923, the ACLU was created to defend human rights and extend them to people who have been excluded from their protection. Suzanne has served on the board of ACLU Southern California since 2006.
CMH is dedicated to empowering disadvantaged youth through educational and arts programs that build empathy and global citizenry. Studies show that arts programs that CMH provides level the educational playing field for children. Children are more likely to attend and excel at school. In addition, CMH directly engages the youth of America in global causes where they can realize their potential to effect positive change.