Geraldine Acuña-Sunshine


Geraldine Acuña-Sunshine is President of the Sunshine Care Foundation for Neurological Care and Research, an international non-profit organization dedicated to finding innovative ways of delivering free clinical and neurological care to indigent patients in rural areas of Asia. A strong patient advocate, Geraldine’s work has facilitated international collaborations in the fields of medicine, public health, and science to find effective therapies for neurodegenerative diseases, resulting in cross-collaborations among top scientists at Harvard, Yale, MIT, and other preeminent institutions worldwide. She is also Co-Founder of the Collaborative Center for X-Linked Dystonia Parkinsonism at the Massachusetts General Hospital.

Additionally, Geraldine has served for over 13 years as Senior Counsel in alternative investments for Bracebridge Capital in Boston. She holds the position of Overseer on the Harvard University Governing Boards, Board Member of the Massachusetts General Hospital President's Council, Board Member of the Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston, Co-Chair of the Harvard Kennedy School Fund Executive Council, Member and Former Co-Chair of the Harvard College Fund Executive Committee, Co-President of the Harvard Club of the Philippines, Board Member of The Rashi School, and Board Member of the Women’s Foundation of Boston.

Geraldine is a proud supporter of ADL and its mission to stop the defamation of the Jewish people, and to secure justice and fair treatment to all.  In 2018, she received The ADL Woman of Valor Award for her work on behalf of ADL in the New England region.