Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions
Virginia Sall

Virginia Sall

Co-Founder and Director, The Sall Family Foundation

As co-founder and director of the Sall Family Foundation, Ginger Sall has studied and worked in not-for-profit organizations for over 20 years. Her focus is on complex local-to-global organizations, addressing global health, conservation, and the environment, especially where these intersect to support healthy, sustainable lives for people in the developing world.

Sall currently serves on the board of directors for CARE USA, the board of directors for CARE International, and the advisory council for the University of North Carolina (UNC) Gillings School of Global Public Health.  She is a co-founder and trustee of Cary Academy, an innovative middle and high school in North Carolina. A former member of  the board of directors for World Wildlife Fund US, she is currently a member of the WWF National Council.

Sall volunteered for La Leche League to help mothers in her community breastfeed their babies, and also served on the board of La Leche League International, chaired the organization, and represented it at the U.N. from 2002 to 2008. Sall served on the board of the School of Nursing Foundation at UNC and was an external advisor to the Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute. She also worked as a systems programmer, software developer, technical consultant, and statistical software trainer.

Sall holds a bachelor's degree in physics from Rice University and studied biostatistics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.