Donna Karan

Chief Executive Officer at The Donna Karan Company LLC

Donna Karan

Donna Karan

Chief Executive Officer at The Donna Karan Company LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

The Donna Karan Company LLC
Urban Zen Foundation
Donna Karan Home

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361

Primary Location

East Hampton, NY, United States

Number of Boards

4

Birthday

10/02/1948 - Forest Hills, Queens County

Age

72

Number of Awards

5

Estimated Net Worth

$470M

Interests

Travel, Yoga

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Founder at Waste Resources International LLC

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Board Member at Urban Zen Foundation

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Former Co-President & Executive Creative Director at J. Crew Group, Inc.

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Senior Vice President, Curator in Residence at MediaLink LLC

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Member, Executive Planning Committee at Bard Graduate Center

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Editorial Director at People StyleWatch

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Co-Founder at Calvin Klein, Inc.

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Education
Attendee
Class of 1966
Attendee

A pioneer in art and design education since its founding in 1896, Parsons has cultivated outstanding artists, designers, scholars, businesspeople, and community leaders for more than a century. Today, when design thinking is increasingly being employed to solve complex global problems, Parsons is leading new approaches to art and design education.

Career History
Founder
2007 - Current

The Urban Zen Foundation creates, connects and collaborates to raise awareness and inspire change in the areas of well-being, preserving cultures and empowering children. We design forums, partner with existing organizations and bring together experts to define solutions and implement action.

Founder
2001 - Current

Like everything else Donna does, the collections are inspired by world travels and defined by luxe. Couture details set it apart: hand embroidery, silks, velvets and textured cottons. Designed for effortless simplicity. Flexible interchangeable pieces that transform in attitude and function depending on how they are used.

Founder
1989 - Current
Boards & Committees
Emeritus Member, Board of Directors
Current

The Council of Fashion Designers of America, Inc. (CFDA) is a not-for-profit trade association whose membership consists of more than 400 of America’s foremost womenswear, menswear, jewelry and accessory designers. CFDA membership is by invitation only.

Member, Board of Governors
Current

A pioneer in art and design education since its founding in 1896, Parsons has cultivated outstanding artists, designers, scholars, businesspeople, and community leaders for more than a century. Today, when design thinking is increasingly being employed to solve complex global problems, Parsons is leading new approaches to art and design education.

Political Donations
$2,500
2012

Senator from Michigan

$2,500
2012

Senator from New York

$1,000
2012

Former Senator from Missouri

Advisors
Advisor

Founder at The Monarch House, Inc.

Awards & Honors
Rank #43
2018
Forbes Magazine - America's Richest Self-Made Women
Rank #38
2017
Forbes Magazine - America's Richest Self-Made Women
Rank #96
2010
Forbes Magazine - 100 Most Powerful Women
Events
Speaker
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area
2012 Concordia Summit

The Concordia Summit hosted its second annual conference in New York City on September 27, 2012. The Concordia Summit Advisory Board was in attendance, along with several current and former heads of state, corporate executives and leaders from prominent non-governmental organizations.

Attendee
New York City, NY
2012 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

The mission of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) is to turn ideas into action. Established in 2005 by President Bill Clinton, the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) convenes global leaders to create and implement innovative solutions to the world's most pressing challenges. CGI Annual Meetings have brought together more than 150 heads of state, 20 Nobel Prize laureates, and hundreds of leading CEOs, heads of foundations and NGOs, major philanthropists, and members of the media. To date CGI members have made more than 2,300 commitments, which have improved the lives of over 400 million people in more than 180 countries. When fully funded and implemented, these commitments will be valued at more than $73.1 billion. The CGI Annual Meeting is held each September in New York City. CGI also convenes CGI America, a meeting devoted to economic recovery and job creation in the United States, and CGI University (CGI U), which hosts an annual meeting for undergraduate and graduate students who are developing commitments in their communities and around the world.

Speaker
Los Angeles, CA, United States
2011 Milken Institute Global Conference

The 2011 Milken Institute Global Conference brings together some of the most extraordinary people in the world - from entrepreneurs and executives to philanthropists, scientists and Nobel laureates. Together they explore solutions to today's most pressing social, political and economic challenges.

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