Laurene Powell Jobs
is co-founder and President of the Board of College Track
and wife of Apple
CEO Steve Jobs
Powell Jobs received a B.A.
from the University of Pennsylvania
and a B.S. in Economics (B.S.E.) from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
in 1985. She received her M.B.A.
from the Stanford Graduate School of Business
She married Steve Jobs
on March 18, 1991, in a ceremony at the Ahwahnee Hotel
in Yosemite National Park
. Presiding over the wedding was Kobun Chino Otogawa
, a Zen Buddhist
monk. Their son, Reed, was born September 1991, followed by daughters Erin in August 1995 and Eve in 1998. Powell Jobs lives in Palo Alto
with her husband and their children.
Powell Jobs co-founded Terravera
, a natural foods
company that sells to retailers throughout Northern California
. She also served on the board of directors
of Achieva, which made online tools to help students study and take tests better. Before business school, Powell Jobs worked for Merrill Lynch Asset Management and spent three years at Goldman Sachs
as a fixed-income trading strategist.
Powell Jobs turned her attention to non-profit entrepreneurship, focusing on education, women’s human rights, and the arts. As of 2011, she sits on the boards of directors of Teach for America
; Global Fund for Women
; New America......