"How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world." - Anne Frank
As President and CEO of Give Kids The World, Pamela Landwirth lives those words every day - inspiring a committed family of staff, volunteers and donors that make the Village possible.
Pamela has been part of Give Kids The World since 1992, and was chosen to lead the Village in 1995. As President and CEO, she is responsible for the operations of the Village and all strategic advancement initiatives for the organization. Prior to joining the Village, Pamela developed an extensive background in resort operations management, human resource development, and project planning from her 16 years with the Walt Disney World Company. At Disney, she was involved in everything from Casting to park operations to attractions sales. After leaving Disney in 1993, Pamela was a consultant to the President and CEO of Hard Rock Cafe in all areas of human resources, organizational development, and strategic planning.
Pamela Landwirth, president & CEO of Give Kids The World Village
A purpose-driven leader and experienced executive, Pamela has dedicated her career to fueling the greater good. Her purpose is to inspire organizations to harness and unleash the power of purpose and to champion a culture of engagement and service to others. Her book, On Purpose, explores the value of defining purpose and giving service in companies' efforts to increase engagement, improve productivity, and boost morale.