Laurene Powell Biography | Laurene Powell Jobs
Laurene Powell (Laurene Powell Jobs) is an American businesswoman, executive and the founder of Emerson Collective, a social impact organization that, among other investing and philanthropic activities, advocates for policies concerning education and immigration reform, social justice and environmental conservation.
Powell Jobs is also co-founder and president of the board of College Track, which prepares disadvantaged high school students for college.
Laurene Powell Jobs Education
Powell Jobs attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Arts and Sciences where she earned a B.A. in Political Science and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania where she earned a B.S. in Economics in 1985. She then received her M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1991.
Laurene Powell Jobs Age
She was born on 6 November 1963 in West Milford, New Jersey, United States. She is 55 years old as of 2018.
Laurene Powell Family | Laurene Powell Parents
Powell Jobs was born and grew up in West Milford, New Jersey. Her father who was a pilot died in a plane collision when she was 3 years old, and her mother later remarried. She has a sister named Tracy Powell and a brother named Brad Powell.
Laurene Powell Husband | Steve Jobs Laurene Powell
Laurence Powel is the widow and heir of Steve Jobs, co-founder and former CEO of Apple Inc. The two met in October 1989, when Steve Jobs went to give a “View from the Top” lecture at Stanford Business School and they started up a conversation. They ended up having dinner together that night.
The couple tied the knot a year and a half later on March 18, 1991, at the Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite National Park. Presiding over the wedding was Kobun Chino Otogawa, a Zen Buddhist monk.
Laurene Powell Children
Laurene is a mother of three children. In September 1991, she gave birth to a son called Reed Jobs, followed by daughters Erin Siena Jobs in 1995 and finally Eve Jobs in 1998.
Laurene has a stepdaughter called Lisa Brennan-Jobs who was born in 1978 from Steve’s previous relationship.
Laurene Powell Husband Death | Steve Jobs’s Death
At the age of 56, Steve Jobs, the CEO of Apple, suffered complications from a relapse of his previously treated islet-cell and died of neuroendocrine pancreatic cancer on October 5, 2011.
Laurene Powell Jobs Dating
Laurene Powell Jobs seems to have found love again when she was spotted with her boyfriend, the former Washington DC mayor, Adrian Fenty happily shopping in St Barts. She met the 44-year-old at a Houston education conference in 2011, where they started friendship due to their similar interest.
This friendship gradually turned into a “budding romance” according to the insider. Fenty announced separation from his wife Michelle of 15 years on January 14, 2013, and has started dating Jobs since later that year.
Laurene Powell Jobs Net Worth | Laurene Powell Net Worth
Powell Jobs has an estimated net worth of 19.2 billion USD.
Laurene Powell Jobs House
In May 2018, Laurene bought a property in San Francisco that had been listed for 16.5 million USD, on Russian Hill.Laurene Powell Jobs House
Laurene Powell Philanthropy
Lauren has shown generosity and humanitarianism in many ways and has contributed a lot in social development. Among those activities are;
She founded the Emerson Collective, an organization that supports social entrepreneurs and organizations working in education and immigration reform, social justice, media and journalism and conservation through partnerships, grants and investments.
Powell Jobs and Carlos Watson co-founded College Track, a nonprofit organization in East Palo Alto to with an aim of improving high school graduation, college enrollment, and college graduation rates and the College Track has facilities in East Palo Alto, Sacramento, San Francisco, Oakland, Watts, Boyle Heights, New Orleans, Aurora, Colorado, Denver, and the Washington, D.C., area
In September 2015, Powell Jobs launched the XQ, a 50 million dollar project to create high schools with new approaches to education. The aim of the project was to inspire teams of educators, students, and community leaders to create and implement new plans for high schools. Powell Jobs funds XQ from Emerson Collective.
She is also a founder member of the Climate Leadership Council.