Ariel Zwang

CEO, Safe Horizon

Ariel Zwang has been the CEO of Safe Horizon, the nation’s leading provider of services to victims of crime and abuse, since July 2008. Each year, Safe Horizon provides support to hundreds of thousands of people who have endured domestic violence, child abuse, human trafficking, and many other forms of victimization.

She was previously the Executive Director of New York Cares, which, under her leadership, became the city’s largest volunteering organization, deploying 40,000 volunteers annually. President Bill Clinton appointed Ms. Zwang as a White House Fellow during 1999-2000.

Her previous experience includes serving as a Vice President of the Women’s Housing and Economic Development Corporation in the South Bronx, and as Special Assistant to the Chancellor of the New York City Board of Education.

She began her career at Morgan Stanley and the Boston Consulting Group. Ms. Zwang is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Business School. She is a board member of the Human Services Council of New York and a former board member of the Points of Light Foundation.