CHAIR, ADRIENNE ARSHT CENTER FOUNDATION, MIAMI
Arsht is the founding chair of the Adrienne Arsht Center Foundation in Miami. Since opening in 2006, the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts has presented a range of arts programs, including a jazz series, an annual Flamenco Festival and free programs for children. In 2019, Arsht gave $25 million to a foundation to identify and implement solutions to climate change, migration and security. The Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center seeks to enhance the resilience of 1 billion people by 2030. Arsht was awarded the Carnegie Hall 2017 Medal of Excellence recognizing her visionary and outstanding contributions to cultural and non-profit institutions nationally. She is the first woman to receive the distinction.