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By Matt Kibbe
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Don Shalvey
Charles Munger Sr. is best known as Warren Buffett's right-hand man, an investor who has turned his skill at picking winning companies into a billion-dollar fortune. He has passed some of his passion on to his children, two of whom are using their considerable fortunes to transform California's political landscape this year.
"I think she is very data driven and analytical," said Don Shalvey, deputy director of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's U.S. Programs Education initiative, who has worked with her on education issues.
"I think she would be, you know, equally comfortable in a strong conversation with a bunch of policy wonks and then going out at night to a Grateful Dead concert," said Mr. Shalvey, who said he has known her for about seven years.