Executive Director of the Walton Family Foundation
Former President and CEO of UNICEF USA
As the Executive Director of the Walton Family Foundation, Caryl M. Stern oversees the organization’s work in three primary areas: improving K-12 education, protecting rivers and oceans and the communities they support, and investing in the Foundation’s home region of Northwest Arkansas and the Arkansas-Mississippi Delta. In 2018, the foundation awarded more than $595 million in grants to further its mission.
A dynamic change-maker, Caryl has dedicated her career to helping others through education, compassion, advocacy and rolling up her sleeves.