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Marilyn H. Simons, Ph.D.

Marilyn Hawrys Simons is a co-founder of the Simons Foundation, an organization whose primary mission is to support advanced research in mathematics and science. In addition to her work at the foundation, Ms. Simons actively supports numerous not-for-profit organizations. She is currently a board member of the LearningSpring School, a New York City based school for children diagnosed on the autism spectrum. Ms. Simons is also on the board of the East Harlem Scholars Academies and is serving as the Chairman of the Board of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, an outstanding research facility specializing in molecular biology and genetics. She received a B.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from S.U.N.Y. at Stony Brook.