100 STRONG Founder Bios

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Gabriela Hearst

100 Strong Co-Founder & Save the Children Trustee

100 Strong co-Founder Gabriela Hearst is a designer of luxury women’s and men’s clothing and accessories. She runs an award winning eponymous fashion label, which she launched in 2015 after spending a decade in New York City’s fashion industry. She was raised on her family’s ranch in Uruguay and attended the British School in Montevideo before studying Communications at the O.R.T. University of Uruguay. Gabriela is a member of Save the Children’s Board of Trustees.

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Margaret (Peg) McGetrick

100 Strong Co-Founder & Save the Children Trustee

100 Strong co-Founder Peg McGetrick is a former CEO of Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo & Co (GMO) and a current Board member with the firm. She was a Founding Partner of Liberty Square Asset Management, a Boston-based hedge fund focusing on non-US equities. Prior to founding Liberty Square, she was a Partner and head of the International Active Equity division at GMO. She began her investment career in non-U.S. equities as an analyst for The Commonfund.

Peg is currently a Trustee of Save the Children and Save the Children International, in addition to her founding leadership of 100 Strong. She has served on the Investment Committee of Partners Healthcare System and on the boards of Providence College, The Wheeler School and Our Sister’s School. She holds a BS from Providence College and an MS from Fairfield University.

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Anya Salama

100 Strong Co-Chair

Anya Salama is a serial entrepreneur. She founded the high-end women’s golf fashion brand, Katanya in 2014. Previously, she developed and operated a gourmet food takeout concept in New Jersey, Cullins Fresh Prepared Foods, which she sold in the aughts. Throughout the eighties she was US Publisher and representative at The World of Interiors magazine, a British glossy. During the nineties, Anya was the President of China Seas, which is a trade-only designer fabric line. She holds a BA from Sarah Lawrence College and in spring 2022 earned her Masters Degree from Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University, with a focus on humanitarian contexts.

Anya is currently a trustee of PEN America and serves on the Corporation Board of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. She and her husband, Albert, support many graduating high school seniors across the country with college scholarships.

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