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Goldman Sachs Names Global Head of Corporate Engagement, President of the Goldman Sachs Foundation

Goldman Sachs Names Global Head of Corporate Engagement, President of the Goldman Sachs Foundation

Goldman Sachs has named Asahi Pompey Global Head of Corporate Engagement and President of the Goldman Sachs Foundation. In her new role, she’ll serve as primary liaison with nonprofit organizations around the world, and identify new opportunities to partner with nonprofits and other service organizations. Pompey most recently served as the Managing Director at Goldman Sachs, where she oversaw the firm's existing philanthropic initiatives, including 10,000 Women, 10,000 Small Businesses, Goldman Sachs Gives, and Community TeamWorks. She also worked there as a Co-Chief Compliance Officer of Goldman and Global Head of Investment Banking Division Compliance. Prior to that, the Guyana native worked as Senior Corporate Counsel at Pfizer and as Counsel at The Economist. The Swarthmore College graduate, who earned her law degree at Columbia University, began her career as an Associate at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in NYC. More about her here

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Teach Dems Twitter 101

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Teach Dems Twitter 101

Juan Vargas Fights to End Sex and Drug Trafficking

Juan Vargas Fights to End Sex and Drug Trafficking