Ambassador and Mrs. Lader’s daughters, Whitaker and Mary-Catherine Lader, co-host Renaissance Weekends.
Whitaker is a film producer, independently and in association with Oscar-winners Ron Howard’s and Brian Grazer’s Imagine Entertainment. She formerly was Head of Production & Development at Casey Affleck’s production company and Sundance Institute’s Manager of Creative Initiatives.
She completed the M.B.A. degree at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business and the B.A. in Urban Studies at Brown University, where she was Executive Director of the Ivy Film Festival.