LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Children’s Hospital Los Angeles announced that Alia Tutor has been
elected to the CHLA Board of Trustees, which establishes the vision,
mission and goals of one of the largest pediatric health care facilities
in the United States.
“Alia Tutor is a tireless advocate for the welfare of children and women
around the world,” says Board Co-chair Lynda Boone Fetter. “Her passion
and experience are a welcome addition here at Children’s Hospital Los
“We welcome Alia Tutor to our Board,” adds Co-chair Arnold “Arnie”
Kleiner. “Her philanthropic conviction to scientific research and health
care has made a significant positive impact both in the Greater Los
Angeles community and beyond.”
A philanthropist and humanitarian, Tutor served as an adviser to the
United Nations Office for Partnerships, where she promoted and developed
novel collaborations to further the United Nations Millennium
Development Goals, which include improving maternal health, reducing
child mortality and promoting universal primary education.
In 2014, Tutor established the Alia Tutor Chair in Reproductive
Endocrinology at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of
Southern California (USC), fostering groundbreaking research and
treatment. Tutor currently serves as a member of Keck School of
Medicine’s Board of Overseers of the Keck School of Medicine of USC and
a member of the Southern California Regional Board of Directors for
“As a passionate champion of children, Alia’s leadership and indelible
impact on global child survival is both inspiring and remarkable,” says
Caryl M. Stern, President and CEO of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF.
Additionally, Tutor is a longtime board member of Indego Africa, an
innovative nonprofit social enterprise and lifestyle brand that supports
women in Rwanda through economic empowerment and education. Tutor
received her J.D. from Columbia Law School.
“Children’s Hospital Los Angeles has distinguished itself as a hospital
that succeeds in both quality pediatric care and breakthrough medical
research to develop cures for the most devastating illnesses affecting
children’s health,” says Tutor. “I look forward to working with my
fellow trustees and hospital leadership to build on the excellent work
embodied in CHLA’s mission to create hope and build healthier futures.”
CHLA is a nonprofit pediatric hospital under the leadership of a
volunteer Board of Trustees. Consisting of community leaders and
physicians, the Board makes decisions that direct quality care, secure
the financial health of the hospital, build positive community
relationships, and ensure top-caliber executive management performance
and fundraising to fulfill the hospital’s mission.
Tutor’s three-year term as a trustee lasts through 2019.
About Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is a nonprofit pediatric health care
organization dedicated to creating hope and building healthier futures
for children. Honored as the premier children’s hospital in California
and among the top 10 in the nation, we treat more than 111,000 young
patients annually from Los Angeles and around the world. As a pediatric
charity of choice, the hospital relies on the generosity of the
community to support our groundbreaking pediatric research and the
complex care we provide for critically ill and injured children.
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