Burwell, Sylvia

Sylvia M. Burwell


American University

SYLVIA BURWELL is the president of American University. She formerly served as the 22nd Secretary of the United StatesDepartment of Health and Human Services, and director of the Office of Management and Budget. She also was president of the Walmart Foundation and spent 11 years at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Council on Foreign Relations, as a National Advisory Council member for the Aspen Institute’s Future of Work Initiative, and an ex-officio member of the Aspen Health Strategy Group.