Chairwoman, Chief Executive & President Annenberg Foundation
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Annenberg has a long history in philanthropy, including in education, communications, arts and culture, medical research, animal welfare, the environment and social justice. Annenberg has been chairwoman of the Annenberg Foundation, which was created by her parents, since 2009. She created the Annenberg Community Beach House in Santa Monica and the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills. A groundbreaking ceremony was held in April on the Wallis Annenberg Wildlife Crossing in Agoura Hills that will help mountain lions and other animals cross the 101 Freeway. In 2019, she received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Humane Society of the United States.