Ann M. Veneman

United States of America


South Africa 2012


Maria Gabriela Hoch


Former Executive Director, United Nations Children’s Fund Former Secretary, U.S. Department Of Agriculture (USA)

Ann Veneman has a distinguished career in public service, serving as the Executive Director of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) from 2005 to 2010.

Her leadership and vision has been recognized both nationally and internationally. In 2009 Ann was named to the Forbes 100 Most Powerful Women list, and she has been the recipient of numerous awards and honors.