Leigh Comas

Director & Treasurer at Women for Women International, Inc.

Leigh Comas

Leigh Comas

Director & Treasurer at Women for Women International, Inc.

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Leigh Comas is Treasurer of Women for Women International’s Global Board of Directors. She currently serves as Chair of the Global Finance & Compensation Committee and is a member of the Global Governance Committee, Audit Committee, and the Executive Committee.

After working in the Mergers and Acquisitions Department of Dillon, Read and Co. Inc., Ms. Comas went to the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, where she was an Arjay Miller Scholar and received her MBA in 1991. Ms. Comas joined Manor Care, Inc., a leading, public long-term health care company in Maryland in 1992 where she served as Vice President, Finance, Treasurer and acting Chief Financial Officer. She retired from that position in 1999 and since then has committed herself to her four children, ages 5 to 17, and to volunteer activities at Children's National Medical Center, the National Presbyterian School, the Maret School in Washington, D.C., and Women for Women International.

Ms. Comas has chaired the Children's Hospital Board as well as the Legal Affairs and Audit Committee of the Children's National Medical Center, and has served on the Executive Compensation Committee and the Finance Committee. At National Presbyterian, Ms. Comas charied the 35th Anniversary Capital Campaign and the Finance Committee and served on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors. She currently serves on the Board of Trustees at the Maret School. She holds the positions of Treasurer and Chair of the Finance and Compensation Committee at Women for Women International, where she also serves on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors.

Ms. Comas was born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Princeton University in 1987 with an A.B. in Economics. She lives with her husband Dan and their four children in Washington, D.C.

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Founder at Women for Women International, Inc.

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Head of School at Maret School, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Urban Alliance Foundation

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Women for Women International, Inc.

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Executive Vice President at Danaher Corporation

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Senior Vice President of Global Partnerships at Women for Women International, Inc.

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Executive Director, Urugo Women Opportunity Center at Women for Women International, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Women for Women International, Inc.

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Member, Board of Trustees at Maret School, Inc.

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Member, Board of Trustees at Maret School, Inc.

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Executive Vice President at Danaher Corporation

Danaher Corp. operates as a medical company, which designs, manufactures, and markets professional, medical, industrial and commercial products and services. It operates through the following five segments: Life Sciences, Diagnostics, Dental, and Environmental & Applied Solutions. The Life Sciences segment offers a range of research tools that scientists use to study the basic building blocks of life, including genes, proteins, metabolites and cells, in order to understand the causes of disease, identify new therapies and test new drugs and vaccines. The Diagnostics segment comprises of analytical instruments, reagents, consumables, software, and services that hospitals, physician's offices, reference laboratories, and other critical care settings use to diagnose disease and make treatment decisions. The Dental segment develops products and services that are used to diagnose, treat and prevent disease and ailments of the teeth, gums, and supporting bones; as well as to improve the aesthetics of the human smile. The Environmental & Applied Solution segment offers products and services that help protect important resources and keep global food and water supplies safe. The company was founded by Steven M. Rales and Mitchell P. Rales in 1969 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

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Director & Treasurer
Current

Women for Women International, Inc. provides humanitarian services to women. It provides financial and emotional support to women survivors of war. Its programs include skills training, career opportunities, men engagement. The company was founded by Zainab Salbi in 1993 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

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Treasurer, Global Board of Directors
Current

Women for Women International, Inc. provides humanitarian services to women. It provides financial and emotional support to women survivors of war. Its programs include skills training, career opportunities, men engagement. The company was founded by Zainab Salbi in 1993 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Vice President, Board of Trustees
Current

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