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Linda also serves on the Advisory Board for International Women Leaders for the World, providing grants to further the work of women who have successfully completed a rigorous leadership training program. She has served in the past on numerous other boards with a common mission of teaching leadership for a better world, including Global Women’s Leadership Network and Teach for America of New York City.