About Ann Romney
ANN ROMNEY received a bachelor of arts degree in French from Brigham Young University and was awarded an honorary doctorate from Southern Utah University in 2014. As the first lady of Massachusetts, she worked to focus attention on the challenges facing at-risk youth and served as the Governor's Liaison to the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives. Diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1998, she has volunteered much of her time to raise awareness of the disease and founded the Ann Romney Center for Neurological Diseases at Brigham and Women's Hospital. She places primary importance on being a wife, a mother of five sons, and a grandmother.