Champions for Girls

As a supporter of Girls Inc. locally in Omaha, NE and nationally, Susie Buffett has been involved with our organization for decades. A lifetime advocate for girls’ rights and opportunities, and for youth growing up in difficult circumstances, her impact is tremendous and lasting, her imprint indelible. To honor her legacy, the Girls Inc. Board has named her the Girls Inc. Lifetime Champion for Girls.


  • Anonymous
  • Tony & Linda Bucci
  • Joyce Chang
  • Lori Dickerson Fouché
  • Melanie Gray
  • Peige Katz
  • Julie Overbeck
  • Joyce M. Roché
  • Onkar and Kim Sharan
  • Ellen Stafford-Sigg
  • Doug & Gay Lane
  • Judy and Donald Vredenburgh
  • Lucile Miller Wright Trust


  • Jill Bright
  • Kristin A. Pace
  • Julie Greiner Weiser
  • Lisa and Jeff Blau


  • Ambassador Nicole Avant & Ted Sarandos
  • Frank Burnes
  • Tara I. Stacom
  • Dr. Kathryn Beal & Laura Zwak DeMare
  • Nanar & Tony Yoseloff


  • Robin Klehr Avia
  • Paula Jeanine Bennett
  • Rebecca S. Campbell
  • Susan Chapman-Hughes
  • Amanda Eilian
  • Rebecca Raphael Feuerstein
  • Martin Jetter
  • David L. Klein, Jr. Fund
  • The Isabelle Makepeace Trust
  • Alexandra Mondre
  • Regina T. Montoya
  • Kara Ross
  • William S. Shanahan

Luncheon Sponsors






TD Bank

Tides Foundation




Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

The Sherwood Foundation

The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation


When I wake up I see someone who is willing to do anything to achieve my dream.

Danielle, 12