Anna Wintour has held the position of Editor-in-Chief of Vogue since July 1988, and was named Artistic Director of Condé Nast in March 2013.
During her tenure at Condé Nast, Ms. Wintour has been actively involved in philanthropic fundraising, particularly for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute, for which she has raised almost $200 million for the museum. She serves as an Elective Trustee of the institution. She is also a Founding Committee Member for the New York-Presbyterian Youth Anxiety Center, which focuses on anxiety disorders in people aged 16-28.
In 2017, for her service to British journalism and fashion, Ms. Wintour was appointed a Dame Commander of the Bristish Empire (DBE) by Queen Elizabeth II. Prior to that in 2008, she had been appointed to the Order of the British Empire (OBE). In 2011 she was awarded the Legion d’Honneur by French President Nicolas Sarkozy. In October 2009, President Obama appointed Ms. Wintour to the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities.
She has been the recipient of numerous awards for her leadership and charitable efforts, including the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Award of Courage for AIDS Research from the American Foundation for AIDS Research (amFAR).