Janet Montag

  • International Advisory Board Member

Janet Montag is a community leader and a philanthropist, serving on boards of impact both domestic and international. She is a founding member of the Advisory Board of the Global Mental Health Program at Columbia University, where the mission is to promote mental health and reduce the burden of mental illness around the globe, and sits on an Advisory Board of ARZU Studio Hope, whose mission is to empower women in Afghanistan and break the cycle of poverty by sourcing and selling rugs. Janet is also a Lotus Circle Advisor with the Asia Foundation, a nonprofit international development organization committed to improving lives across a dynamic and developing Asia. She is a former Trustee of Asian University for Women, a higher education institution for women across Asia based in Bangladesh.

Janet serves on the Board of the New York Botanical Gardens in the Bronx, New York. She is also a member of the International Advisory Board of the Portland Japanese Garden.
In California, Janet serves on a task force for the undergraduate program as well as a Parent Advisory Board at Stanford University. She is a former Trustee of the Pacific Ridge School in Carlsbad, a college preparatory school.

Janet holds a BBA degree in Finance from Emory University and she is a former corporate finance banker with JP Morgan. While living abroad for twelve years, first in London, England and most recently in Tokyo, Japan, Janet created an Advisory Board for her daughter’s preschool and was an active member of her children’s international school. Janet currently lives in New York with her husband, Tom, and their youngest daughter.

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