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<h1>Binta Niambi Brown</h1>


I'd have to say for me, becoming suddenly ill in my early thirties was pretty difficult -- it was really hard for me to accept being so sick, so I pushed myself to go back to work way before I was ready, which jeopardized my health, but also, in some ways my career and therefore my ability to do good and to really make a difference in the world.  So yeah, that was an exceptionally difficult time for me personally.<h1>Binta Niambi Brown</h1>


I'd have to say for me, becoming suddenly ill in my early thirties was pretty difficult -- it was really hard for me to accept being so sick, so I pushed myself to go back to work way before I was ready, which jeopardized my health, but also, in some ways my career and therefore my ability to do good and to really make a difference in the world.  So yeah, that was an exceptionally difficult time for me personally.
<h1>Binta Niambi Brown</h1> I'd have to say for me, becoming suddenly ill in my early thirties was pretty difficult -- it was really hard for me to accept being so sick, so I pushed myself to go back to work way before I was ready, which jeopardized my health, but also, in some ways my career and therefore my ability to do good and to really make a difference in the world. So yeah, that was an exceptionally difficult time for me personally.Courtesy: Kirkland & Ellis
<h1>Binta Niambi Brown</h1> I'd have to say for me, becoming suddenly ill in my early thirties was pretty difficult -- it was really hard for me to accept being so sick, so I pushed myself to go back to work way before I was ready, which jeopardized my health, but also, in some ways my career and therefore my ability to do good and to really make a difference in the world. So yeah, that was an exceptionally difficult time for me personally., Courtesy: Kirkland & Ellis
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Binta Niambi Brown

  • Age
    35
  • Title
    Partner
  • Company
    Kirkland & Ellis

When self-described “problem solver” Binta Brown talks, elected officials listen. It doesn’t hurt that she’s also one of the country’s top black fundraisers, tapping her extensive network to fund political, humanitarian, and cultural initiatives, all while working as a corporate lawyer at Kirkland & Ellis (where she recently made partner). The American Theatre Wing, the New York Philharmonic, and Barnard College (where she is the youngest trustee) have all benefited from Brown’s fundraising skills, and she has served as an adviser to New York governors Elliot Spitzer and Andrew Cuomo and to Hillary Clinton when she was a senator. But Brown says she’s taking a break from politics for now. Her next goal? Help fund more woman-owned tech startups. Stress reliever: Rocking out on her electric bass. –O.A.

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