2013-2014 Skyline College Commencement Ceremony
Watch the 2014 Skyline College Commencement Ceremony with distinguished commencement speaker, Anne Wilson.
Anne joined United Way of the Bay Area in 1980 and was named the first female CEO in 2000, under her leadership, United Way has transformed from a community fundraiser into a leader in the fight against poverty. Anne directs United Way’s efforts to achieve its ten-year goal of cutting Bay Area poverty in half by 2020.
“Sometimes the challenges that we face in this economy are daunting, but I take strength from the amazing staff, volunteers and community partners who come together every day at United Way. We are all working together because we know our community can do better.”
Anne has a Master’s of Social Welfare degree from the University of California at Berkeley and a Bachelor of Science degree from Syracuse University. She lives in San Rafael, California, with her husband, their two children and three Maltese dogs.
She serves on the Advisory Board of the U.C. Berkeley School of Social Welfare, the Advisory Council of Dominican University’s School of Business, and the United Way Worldwide National Professional Service Council. For the past nine years, she has been named to The San Francisco Business Times’ annual list of Most Influential Women.
Chief Executive Officer
United Way of the Bay Area
2014 Skyline College Commencement Day Photo Gallery