Member of one of Palm Beach’s most prominent families, founded two charitable organizations to help families living in poverty.

New Hope Charities, created in 1988, helps foster sustainable communities in South Florida’s Glades area near the Fanjul family’s sugar production facilities, while the MIR Foundation does similar work in the Dominican Republic.

As Founder and President of both, her vision of providing for the poorest of the poor has resulted in literally thousands of indigent people being supported with much needed services.

She also serves on the Board of Directors of several companies and service organizations and is a moderator of the Vatican Council on International Health