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Katherine Pickus

Abbott Fund
Divisional Vice President, Global Citizenship and Policy, Abbott Vice President

Kathy Pickus is head of Global Citizenship and Policy at Abbott. Ms. Pickus also serves as Vice President of the Abbott Fund, the company's philanthropic foundation. Ms. Pickus served as the Special Assistant for National Security Affairs to the Vice President of the United States. Her primary responsibility was to advise the Vice President on all matters pertaining to US policy interests in Sub-Saharan Africa. In 1993, Kathy was selected by the United Nations to serve as an election monitor for the first democratic elections held in the Republic of South Africa. Kathy serves as a member of the U.S.-Afghan Women's Council that advances programs leading to advancement of women’s status in Afghanistan.