2020 Visionary - Wendy Schmidt

Wendy Schmidt PhotoWendy Schmidt is the president of The Schmidt Family Foundation, working to advance clean energy development and supporting the wiser use of natural resources. She established the foundation’s 11th Hour Project in 2005, and in 2007 was a founding member of Climate Central, an organization that combines an expert media team with the work of scientists using the newest technology to measure and describe climate change. Wendy’s other major focus is on building a model for sustainable community development through her organization ReMain Nantucket, established in 2007.

Mrs. Schmidt also serves of the boards of Natural Resources Defense Council, The California Academy of Sciences, The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute and Grist and is President of the Nantucket Dreamland Foundation.


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