Who is Wendy Sherman?
Wendy Ruth Sherman is an American professor, social worker, and diplomat. She is a leading professor and director of the Center for Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School. In addition, she is also a senior counselor at Albright Stonebridge Group. She also serves as a senior fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Previously, Wendy Sherman served as the first female U.S. undersecretary of state for political affairs. She actively lead the U.S. team in nuclear negotiations with Iran.
Wendy Sherman Personal Details
|Full Name||Wendy Ruth Sherman|
|Date of Birth||June 7, 1949|
|Age||71 years old|
|Birth Place||Baltimore, Maryland|
|Education||Smith CollegeBoston University (BA)University of Maryland, Baltimore (MSW)|
|Net Worth||$3 Million to $5 Million|
Wendy Sherman Age, Birthday
Wendy Sherman was born on June 7, 1949, in Baltimore, Maryland. She is seventy-one years old as of November 2020. She celebrates her birthday on the 7th of June, each year.
Wendy Sherman Physical Status
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: White
Body Build: Slim
Wendy Sherman Family
Wendy Sherman was born to a Jewish family and grew up in Pikesville, Maryland. Her father, Malcolm Sherman was a Marine. Information about her mother is not revealed yet.
Wendy Sherman Education
Wendy Sherman attended Pikesville High School. From 1967 to 1969, she attended Smith College. She also graduated from Boston University in 1971, majoring in sociology and urban studies. She earned a master’s degree in social work from the University of Maryland in 1976.
Wendy Sherman Career
Wendy Sherman began her career as a social worker helping battered women and urban poor people. Likewise, she also worked as a social activist for Geno Baroni and Arthur Naparastek on low-income housing issues.
Additionally, Wendy Sherman has worked with government and non-profit organizations, She directed Campaign’s 88 for the Democratic National Committee. During the campaign, she controlled the field and political operations, communications, constituency operations, coordination with all federal, congressional relations, and local campaigns during the 1988 general election.
Wendy Sherman served as a Vice-Chair of Albright Stonebridge Group. She also worked as CEO and President of the Fannie Mae Foundation. On September 21, 2011, she was selected as the Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs. She was an advisor to Hillary Clinton during the 2008 presidential campaign. She also served as an agency review lead for Thomas Donilon in the Obama presidential transition.
Wendy Sherman served as the Clinton administration’s policy coordinator for North Korea. She recommended the U.S. could deal with North Korea through diplomacy, through the New York Times in 2001.
Wendy Sherman became the CEO and founding President of the Fammie Mae Foundation, an organization aiming to promote homeownership and mortgages, in April 1996. She also served as a member of the operating committee of Fannie Mae.
Wendy Sherman Husband, Children
Wendy Sherman married Bruce Stokes. Stokes is a former journalist and director at Pew Research Center. They first met in 1978 during a discussion about low-income housing. They have one child, a daughter.
Wendy Sherman Net Worth
Wendy Sherman’s net worth is estimated to be around $3 Million to $5 Million as of 2020. She makes a huge income from her successful career as a professor, senior counselor, and director.
Wendy Sherman Books
Wendy Sherman published a book titled, ‘ Not for the Faint of Heart: Lessons in Courage, Power and Persistence’ on September 4, 2018.
Wendy Sherman Social Media Accounts
- In 2015, Wendy Sherman was declared as one of “The Forward 50”.
- Wendy Sherman is a member of the Board of Directors of the Atlantic Council.