Camilla Smith is an active philanthropic leader in San Francisco and nationwide. She is Vice President and Trustee of the National Public Radio Foundation, Trustee of Teachers College Columbia University, and on the boards of the Leakey Foundation, the University of California Berkeley Library, San Francisco State University Foundation, San Francisco Conservatory, Music@Menlo, San Francisco Performances, KQED Public Radio, Science Friday, the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, and the Interfaith Center at the Presidio.

An accomplished writer and editor, she worked at G.P. Putnam’s Sons publishers, Columbia University’s Teacher’s College Press, the New York City Board of Education, and the Japanese American Citizen’s League.

Camilla received a certificate from the University of Grenoble, France. She earned a bachelor’s degree at Brigham Young University and a master’s degree at Columbia University.