Rosemarie Havranek


Rosemarie B. Havranek is a philanthropist and a director of The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation.

She has served on various charitable committees and boards in the Seattle area, including the Lakeside School Board, the Woodland Park Zoo Safari Club board, and volunteered for the Red Cross WIC program. Rosemarie was a Princeton-in-Asia teaching fellow at the International Christian University in Japan, and also worked for NHK television. She has a deep personal connection to the Hertz Foundation and its mission: both her husband, Nathan Myhrvold, and son, Cameron A. Myhrvold, are Hertz Fellows. Rosemarie holds a BA in Spanish and Business/Economics from Fordham University, cum laude, and an MA in Romance Languages and Literature from Princeton University.

Hertz Foundation Role

Board of Directors

Graduate Studies

MA, Princeton University

Undergraduate Studies

BA, Fordham University

Related News

Dec 18, 2022
As part of the Hertz Foundation's 2022 Philanthropy Report, Rosemarie Havranek and Hertz Fellow Lee Swanger, co-chairs of development committee on the foundation's board of directors, share their thoughts on the catalytic role of philanthropy.
Nov 30, 2022
The Hertz Foundation announced a new fellowship honoring Nathan Myhrvold, a Hertz Fellow and one of the most visionary technology and business leaders of our time. The $5 million endowment gift made by an anonymous donor further supports the Foundation's renowned Hertz Fellowship program.
Nov 30, 2022
Hertz Fellow Nathan Myhrvold, visionary technology and business leader, reflects on the anonymous $5 million gift that will fund a Hertz Fellowship in his honor.
Apr 25, 2017
Rosemarie Havranek and Hertz Fellow Ray Sidney Bring Unique Perspectives to the Board.