2009 Great Immigrants Recipient

Dina Habib Powell
Executive, philanthropist, political advisor
Born in:
Egypt

Dina Powell is president of the Goldman Sachs Foundation, global head of corporate engagement, and head of Goldman Sachs' Urban Investment Group. Previously, she worked for the Bush Administration, serving as Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs, as well as Deputy Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs. There, she played a critical role in public diplomacy as anti-American sentiment spread in the Arab world following the U.S. invasion of Iraq. Updated 2010