Mary Kay Henry

Mary Kay serves as international president of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU). She joined SEIU’s staff in 1979, and led the union’s efforts to win a stronger voice for healthcare workers and enact historic healthcare reforms. In 2010, Henry was unanimously elected International President. By 2015 she was named one of the 100 most creative leaders by Fast Company Magazine and was included in the top 50 visionaries reshaping American politics by Politico magazine for SEIU’s innovative leadership in propelling the fight for living wages, embodied in the historic movement known as the “Fight for $15.” Mary Kay sits on the boards of the Economic Policy Institute, American Income Life, and Fresh Thinking, and is an advisory member of the National Catholic Scholars for Worker Justice.