We all have a unique contribution to make when we care about something and put our actions behind it. Today’s guest, Ana Oliveira shares with us her thoughts on how women can share their voices to shape the future.
Ana Oliveira is President and CEO of The New York Women’s Foundation. Since 2006, Ana has led the increase of The Foundation’s grantmaking from $1.7M to $7.6M today. Focusing on economic security, safety and health, in 30 years The Foundation has distributed over $58 million to 371 organizations.
Ana served as co-chair of The New York City Council Speaker’s Young Women’s Initiative and is a Commissioner for the NYC Commission on Human Rights. She sits on the Independent Commission to Study Criminal Justice Reform in NYC and is on the board of Philanthropy New York.
She has held key roles as a CEO of the Gay Men’s Health Crisis, at the Osborne Association, and at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center Substance Abuse Clinic.
Ana attained her M.A. in Medical Anthropology and an honorary PhD. from the New School for Social Research.
Ana was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and resides in Manhattan.