Nancy Mahon is the senior vice president of global corporate citizenship and sustainability at The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc., where she leads the company’s corporate citizenship, sustainability, and global philanthropy efforts. She is also global executive director of the M·A·C AIDS Fund, which offers support to individuals in marginalized communities living with HIV/AIDS worldwide through prevention, treatment, and basic needs services. Currently, the fund gives away US$44 million annually throughout the world.
Prior to her current roles, she was appointed by President Obama in 2011 as chair of the President’s Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS, a position she served in for five years. She also served as executive director of God’s Love We Deliver; senior program executive with Open Society Foundations; private delegate to the UN Commission on Women; and was a founding member of the National Institute of Medicine’s Forum on Global Private Public Partnerships.