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Hewlett Foundation appoints new director of its Effective Philanthropy Group

4 July 2021
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The Hewlett Foundation has appointed Jehan Velji as its new Director of its Effective Philanthropy Group. Velji is a philanthropy expert with more than 25 years of experience in strategy consulting and organizational capacity-building. She will start the role in September. ‘I’m delighted that Jehan is joining us,’ Hewlett Foundation President Larry Kramer said. ‘She has impressive experience across all of our Effective Philanthropy Group’s areas of focus, from capacity-building to strategy development and implementation. …

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AFE Colombia appoints Aura Lucia Lloreda as Executive Director

22 June 2021
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The Asociación de Fundaciones Familiares y Empresariales, or Association of Family and Corporate Foundations in Colombia, has appointed Aura Lucia Lloreda as its new Executive Director. Lloreda replaces Sandra Alzate, who served in the role since September. Lloreda has 15 years of experience in the private, public, and philanthropic sectors designing high-impact, social investment policies and programmes, strategic relationships and promoting the socio-economic development for the most vulnerable populations. ‘I believe in the importance of …

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Italy’s Assifero appoints first female chair

10 June 2021
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The national membership association of Italian grant-making foundations and private institutional philanthropy, Assifero, has appointment Stefania Mancini as its new chair during its most recent annual general assembly. Mancini, the first women to hold the role at the association, succeeds Felice Scalvini. Mancini’s background includes a career of collaboration with a wide variety of foundations and donor advised funds. She also serves on the board of Fondazione Charlemagne, Fondazione Italiana per il Dono, and the …

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Kellogg Foundation appoints new director of Latin America, Caribbean programmes

4 June 2021
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The W.K. Kellogg Foundation has appointed Alejandra Garduño Martínez as the new director of Latin America and Caribbean programmes. Garduño Martínez has been at the Kellogg Foundation since 2012 as a programme manager and then officer, where she worked with the Foundation’s regional strategy in Mexico. ‘Alejandra began her journey with WKKF nearly a decade ago and has demonstrated keen awareness and empathy for the challenges facing families in our Mexico and Haiti regions,’ said …

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Tatiana Fraga Diez appointed Executive Director of Mexico’s Comunalia

29 May 2021
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The Alliance of Community Foundations in Mexico, Comunalia, has appointed Tatiana Fraga Diez as its new Executive Director. Diez will …

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Swiss philanthropy body appoints new managing director

8 May 2021
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SwissFoundations, the association of Swiss grantmaking foundations, has appointed Richard Brogle as its new managing director. Brogle has served as …

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Daniela Schwarzer named OSF Executive Director for Europe and Eurasia, newly created role

4 May 2021
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The Open Society Foundations announced that Daniela Schwarzer will take on the newly created role of Executive Director for Europe …

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African Venture Philanthropy Alliance appoints five new board members

20 April 2021
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The African Venture Philanthropy Alliance has appointed five new members to its Pan-African Governing Board. Laureen Kouassi-Olsson, Florença Antonio Dengo, …

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ClimateWorks President and CEO departs for Bezos Earth Fund

15 April 2021
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ClimateWorks Foundation President and CEO Charlotte Pera is stepping down from her role at the major climate intermediary to join …

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New appointments from Clean Air Fund signal ambitions for grantmaking, partnerships

5 February 2021
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The Clean Air Fund, a philanthropic organisation working globally to empower funders, researchers, policymakers and campaigners to deliver clean air …

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Carola Carazzone, Carol Mack to join Dafne as new chair and board member

23 January 2021
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Donors and Foundations Networks in Europe (Dafne) has announced that Carola Carazzone, Secretary General of the Italian association Assifero, will …

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ClimateWorks Foundation appoints Monica Araya as distinguished fellow

16 January 2021
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Electric mobility expert and advocate Monica Araya has been appointed a ClimateWorks Distinguished Fellow. In her new role, Araya will …

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McKnight Foundation names Tonya Allen as President

22 December 2020
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The McKnight Foundation has announced that Tonya Allen will join the Foundation as president, effective 1 March 2021. Allen comes …