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Virginia Austin Schubert
Virginia Austin Schubert, and her husband, Founding
Board Member, Richard Schubert, taking a lunch break,
while on safari in Livingstone.
Virginia Austin Schubert is Co-founder & Chairman of the
Board of the Friends of Zambia. She is a committed international
and community activist. Mrs. Schubert lives in Washington
DC with her husband Richard.
Currently she is a board member of the National Capitol Chapter
of the American Red Cross. She is immediate past chairman
of the board of Women in Community Service, Inc. and is Chairman
of the Global Action Council of Heart to Heart International.
She is an executive coach for Executive Coaching Network and
a member of the Space Day Foundation Board of Directors.
Mrs. Schubert was Senior Vice
President of the Points of Light Foundation, Washington
DC. In that role, she coordinated projects with senior White
House staff and developed over 200 corporate and nonprofit
partnerships for Colin Powell’s America’s Promise.
She was founder and chief executive of Family Matters, a
national initiative to promote family volunteering and is
former President/CEO of the Association of Junior Leagues
She founded Leadership OKC, has served as a board member
of the National Association of Community Leadership and
has served on the board of numerous other local and national
organizations. Former governor Henry Belmon inducted her
into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame in 1989 especially recognizing
her leadership in community service locally and nationally.