Suzanne McCarron is the President of the ExxonMobil Foundation and General Manager of Public and Government Affairs for Exxon Mobil Corporation. In her capacity as President of the ExxonMobil Foundation, Ms. McCarron has responsibility for the primary philanthropic arm of the Exxon Mobil Corporation. Globally, ExxonMobil provides funding to improve basic education, promote women as catalysts for economic development, and combat malaria and other infectious diseases in developing countries. In 2009, together with its employees and retirees, ExxonMobil provided $235 million in contributions worldwide. Ms. McCarron is also a member of The ExxonMobil Foundation Board of Trustees and Chair of ExxonMobil's Women's Economic Opportunity Initiative that manages the corporation's philanthropic initiative to equip women and girls in developing countries with the resources they need to fulfill their economic potential. As General Manager, Public and Government Affairs, Ms. McCarron is responsible for the Company's public and government affairs activities for all of its operational affiliates in the upstream, downstream and chemical sectors worldwide. These activities include government relations, global corporate positioning, NGO outreach, external and internal communications strategy development, and media relations. Ms. McCarron serves as a member of the Executive Committee of the United States Council for International Business, the Dallas Committee on Foreign Relations and is a Corporate Member of the Women's Leadership Board at the Harvard Kennedy School. Ms. McCarron did her undergraduate work in public affairs at Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, Nova Scotia and earned her Masters of Journalism from the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario.