WE WANT OUR CHILDREN TO GROW UP CAREFREE
Senator Joe Dunn
Senator Joe Dunn (ret.) was a member of the California State Senate from 1998 to 2006. In the Legislature, he chaired key committees such as the Senate Judiciary Committee and the Senate Housing Committee. He received international acclaim as chair of the Senate Investigation Committee into the 2001 California energy crisis, and subsequently as “The Man Who Cracked Enron” (California Lawyer Magazine).
DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION & SCHOOL POLICY
Yara Wilde leads the Foundation’s efforts in regards to Education & School Policy. As a survivor of childhood sexual abuse by a trusted teacher, she will bring her years of experience in education as an elementary teacher, curriculum writer, and union representative to bring systemic change, so that every school in America is a safe place for children.
Dr. Hans Keirstead
Dr. Keirstead is an internationally known stem cell expert and serial entrepreneur that has led therapy development for cancer, immune disorders, motor neuron diseases, spinal cord injury and retinal diseases. He is the Chairman and CEO of AIVITA Biomedical. Hans advises the foundation in regards to its overall strategy and operations and lead the foundation on research and health initiatives as well as strategic and corporate partnerships.
SENIOR ADVISOR - BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Bree Hanson is a Business Development Executive who has spent the last 10 years fundraising in both Los Angeles and Silicon Valley in the tech start-up sector. As a California native, she is committed to working both domestically and internationally with technology and entertainment on both fundraising and awareness to prevent CSA.
Harald Jäger is a senior executive at one of the leading global agencies for integrated communication services and he is a Co-Founder and Head of the Advisory Board of Innofact Research & Consulting. Harald is a known expert in marketing and brand building where he advises a number of iconic international companies. Harald is responsible for the foundation’s direction in regards to brand building, marketing and global positioning.
Josef is Partner at one of the leading Placement Agents for Private Assets and prior to that spent 16 years in senior positions at leading global investment banks. Based on his expertise in Business Development, he leads the foundation’s execution of the overall strategy set by Alexandra.
FOUNDER & BOARD CHAIR
Alexandra is the granddaughter of Aldo Gucci and the great-granddaughter of Guccio Gucci.
A survivor of Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) herself, Alexandra has committed her life to end CSA and save as many children as she can from ever having to face the trauma she went through.
Alexandra sets the overall strategy and direction of the foundation and advocates for children around the world.
I would like to thank you for visiting our website. It means so much to me that you are taking the time out of your day to learn more about what our foundation wants to achieve.
Child sexual abuse is a dark topic and I truly wish that it would simply not exist
and we would not have to address it. But it is a horrible crime that is happening to millions of children, everywhere around us. A crime that destroys many children‘s lives forever.
If you watch children play you can see their love for life, their excitement for the smallest things, and their innocence - every single day. Child sexual abuse breaks a child‘s spirit in the worst way and no child in this world should ever have to face that.
If you look at what is happening to our children, the most precious, most innocent, and most vulnerable among us, it is very clear that we as a society are failing them.Things need to change and we need to end child sexual abuse.
Being a mother, there is nothing in the world I care more about than the safety, wellbeing, and happiness of my child and of all the children in this world.
Nothing is more important to me.
Alexandra Gucci Zarini
PS: To the amazing organizations, survivors, and volunteers
that are giving everything they can to make this world a better place for children, we just want to say: Thank you and Keep it Gucci!