M. Sava B. Thomas is a founding member of Network 20/20. She was elected to Network 20/20’s Board of Directors in 2007. She is a lawyer in Chile as well as the United States, where she received a Juris Doctor degree from Fordham University School of Law. She has broad-based experience in the corporate area in the United States, having been an associate at Curtis, Mallet, Prevost, Colt & Mosle, counsel in the International Legal Department of Warner Lambert Company, followed by work in the financial area at Citicorp Investment Bank and at Security Pacific National Bank, where she organized and directed the Legal Department for its Merchant Bank. Currently she teaches a course on U.S. Corporate Law in the graduate program of the Catholic University School of Law in Santiago, Chile. She is President of Friends of Catholic University in Chile, Inc., a U.S. foundation whose mission is to promote higher education in Chile by providing assistance to the Catholic University.
As a member of the Inter-American Bar Association, in 1992 she participated in the founding of its Women’s Rights Committee and served as its President for over 10 years.
In addition, Mrs. Thomas is active in the Board of Directors of civic and cultural organizations in New York City, including the Omega Ensemble, the Spanish Repertory Theater and CIVITAS.