We envision a world where people can thrive and nature can flourish - a world in which one is not sacrificed for the other.

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We envision a world where people can thrive and nature can flourish - a world in which one is not sacrificed for the other.

We envision a world where people can thrive and nature can flourish - a world in which one is not sacrificed for the other.

We seek to promote the health and well-being of the planet – its people and its natural environment – by focusing on three program areas:

Mesoamerican Reef

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Mesoamerican Reef

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Equality for Women and Girls

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Equality for Women and Girls

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Sustainable Cities

Sustainable Cities

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The Summit Foundation Appoints Alexis Sant as President And Announces Election of Vicki Sant to Co-Chair and President Emeritus Marking Transition to Second-Generation Leadership

WASHINGTON DC, July 23, 2018—The Summit Charitable Foundation, Inc. today announced the election of Alexis Sant as President, succeeding co-founder Vicki Sant, who will take on the title of Co-Chair and President Emeritus… Read More »

Too Young to Wed: Guatemala

Produced in partnership with Summit collaborator the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), this 2014 film explores the prevalence of child marriage in Guatemala with the direction and images of photo journalist Stephanie Sinclair. Guatemala was the tenth country where Sinclair documented the issue of child marriage, beginning with a 2011 film focused on child marriage… Read More »