Anne Hess, Co-Founder & Co-Chair, MADRE: Anne Hess is a life- long New Yorker. She serves on the board of Community Resource Exchange (CRE). She is a founding board member and board co-chair of MADRE. She serves on The Bauman Foundation Board. She is on the Advisory Board of the Mayor's Fund to Advance NYC. She is the Ex Officio representative for Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer on the American Museum of Natural History board. She is honored to be on the Mayor's Commission on Gender Equality.