- Peggy Dulany
Peggy Dulany Rockefeller (born 1947) ("Peggy Dulany") is a philanthropist and the fourth child of
David Rockefeller. She is a fourth-generation member ("the cousins") of the Rockefeller family. Her siblings are Abby, Richard, Neva Rockefeller Goodwin, Eileen Rockefeller Growald, and David Rockefeller, Jr.The surname Dulany is her middle name, taken from her mother's side of the family, as she early on relinquished the famed Rockefeller surname.
She graduated with honors in 1969 from
Radcliffe Collegeand earned a masters and doctorate from Harvard's Graduate School of Education. For most of that time she was co-director of the STEP program for disadvantaged youth in Massachusetts; she also spent time during her student years working with the poor in the favelasof Rio de Janeiro.
Interests and programs
Dulany has worked with the
National Endowment for the Artson nonprofit management and planning. For five years she served as Senior Vice President of the "New York City Partnership", founded by her father in 1979, where she headed the Youth Employment and Education programs.
Like her father, she has had a long involvement with the
United Nations. She has been involved with consulting with the UN and the Ford Foundationon health care and family planning in Brazil, the US and Portugal. In June, 2003, Dulany joined the UN Secretary-General's Panel on Civil Society and UN Relationships as the only US representative. The UN maintains the aim of the panel is to "review past and current practises and recommend improvements for the future in order to make the interaction between civil society and the United Nations more meaningful".
She is also Chair of "ProVentures", a business development company for Latin America and Southern Africa. She sits on the boards of
Cambridge College, the Africa-America Institute, supports the family's Asia Society, and was previously on the board of the family's principal philanthropic organisation, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, as well as serving a five-year term on the board of trustees of the Rockefeller Foundation(1989-1994). She is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relationsin New York, whose Honorary Chairman is her father.
Her most prominent public position is as founder and chair of the
SynergosInstitute, which she established in New York in 1986. The mission of the organisation is to work together with its partners to "mobilize resources and bridge social and economic divides to reduce poverty and increase equity around the world". Its most prominent public event, the "University for a Night", brings together senior leaders from government, business and civil society in a positive dialogue on inter-sector collaboration and problem solving.
Synergos has throughout its history been actively involved with the United Nations; in 1998 it gave a dinner at
UN headquartersin New York, billed as a "University for a Night" event, where world problems were discussed. In attendance was the Secretary-General Kofi Annan, and James Wolfensohn, then President of the World Bank, who is a close associate of the family. The Institute has received contributions from Fortune 500companies, foundations, Unicef, and a variety of private donors.
Synergos has also developed the "Global Philanthropists Circle" (GPC) (co-founded with her father), a dynamic network of leading international philanthropists dedicated to eliminating poverty and increasing equity worldwide. The GPC currently has more than 60 member families from 22 countries, including South Africa, Brazil, Pakistan and the Philippines. In addition, in the 1980s and '90s, with support from the
United Nations Development Programmeand the Rockefeller Foundation, Synergos conducted research on partnership approaches to large-scale social problems in Africa and Asia.
She was married to David Quattrone, but they have since divorced; she has been separated from her second husband. She has one child, Michael Dulany Quattrone (born 1977), who attended
Northwestern University, married the actress Krista Smith in 2004 and has a house on the Rockefeller family estate.
*Rockefeller, David. "Memoirs". New York: Random House, 2002.
Council on Foreign Relations
* [http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9D0CE2DC1338F93BA15756C0A96E958260 Public Lives: Out of the Shadow of a Noted Family Name] A May, 1998 "
New York Times" article profile.
* [http://www.un.org/reform/civilsociety/bios.shtml Reform at the United Nations: Panel on Civil Society; Biographies]
* [http://www.forbes.com/archive/forbes/1999/0503/6309086a.html The Reluctant Rockefeller] A 1999 "
Forbes Magazine" brief profile.
* [http://www.synergos.org/bios/pdulany.htm The Synergos Institute website: Brief Biography]
* [http://www.explorecompany.com/job_synergos1.htm An Organizational Overview of Synergos]
* [http://www.synergos.org/philanthropistscircle/ Outline of the Global Philanthropists Circle]
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