Mary Ann Thompson-Frenk

President/Co-Founder Memnosyne Foundation & The John Philip Thompson Foundation

Mary Ann Thompson-Frenk is a visionary leader and advocate for sustainable development and social change. As the founder and president of the global nonprofit organization The Memnosyne Institute, she works tirelessly to promote environmental stewardship, education, and cultural understanding. With a background in business and a deep commitment to philanthropy, Thompson-Frenk has been instrumental in implementing innovative solutions to address pressing global challenges. Through her work, she has fostered collaborations and partnerships that promote sustainable practices, empower marginalized communities, and drive positive social impact. Thompson-Frenk’s dedication and passion for creating a more equitable and sustainable world make her a respected figure in the field of social entrepreneurship.

(Civic Pioneer Award 2018)