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Pamela Stedman Farkas

An active philanthropist, Pamela Stedman Farkas has served as a member of the Advisory Council of The Center for Biodiversity and Conservation at the American Museum of Natural History since the Council’s founding in 1993. A strong supporter of the Center’s mission to mitigate critical threats to global biological and cultural diversity, she has been an advocate of extending this mission to marine environments, and has participated in Sea Turtle research at the Palmyra Atoll National Wildlife refuge. A longtime member of the Board of Trustees of the International Center of Photography in New York, Ms. Farkas chaired ICP’s Infinity Awards from 2003 to 2011 in support of their mission of “Concerned Photography”. She is also an active supporter of the Jane Goodall Institute in Arlington, VA and the Oxbow School in Napa, CA. A graduate of Harvard College, Ms. Farkas holds an M.B.A. from Columbia University. She resides in New York City with her husband, Andrew Paul, and their three daughters.