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Maria Shriver


Political Journalist


Maria Shriver comes from a family of public servants from federal and state level offices to military service and charitable social causes, then ultimately holding a public role herself as First Lady of California for seven years— serving others is one of her core tenets.

Maria is famously known for her award-winning journalism career—helping greater humanity as a storyteller. She has written New York Times-bestselling books and produced award-winning film and TV programs. Additionally, she has also been a long-time champion for empowering women. She created the iconic Women’s Conference, which under her leadership grew into the largest women’s conference in the world. The Women’s Conference raised millions of dollars that funded scholarships, supported domestic violence and poverty initiatives, and single-handedly revived the California History Museum.

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