Chelsea Clinton - Honorees - The Gordon Parks Foundation

As Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation, Chelsea Clinton works to drive its vision and programmatic objectives with the goal of creating greater opportunities for people to build better futures for themselves, their families, and their communities. Chelsea is a tireless advocate for expanding access to early childhood education, improving the health and well-being of Americans across the country, providing the next generation of young leaders with the resources they need to turn their ideas into action, and ensuring the empowerment of girls and women is a cross-cutting priority across all of the Foundation’s programs and initiatives. Chelsea also serves on the board of the Clinton Foundation’s affiliated Clinton Health Access Initiative and Alliance for a Healthier Generation. 

In addition, Chelsea is co-author with Devi Sridhar of Governing Global Health: Who Runs the World and Why?, and author of It’s Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going, Start Now! You Can Make a Difference, She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World, and the companion, She Persisted Around the World.

Chelsea holds a Bachelor of Arts from Stanford, a Master of Public Health from Columbia's Mailman School of Public Health, and both a Master of Philosophy and a Doctorate in international relations from Oxford University.

She lives with her husband Marc, their daughter Charlotte, and their son Aidan in New York City.