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Emerging Leaders International Fellows 2018

The Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society Welcomes
  The 2018 EMERGING LEADERS INTERNATIONAL FELLOWS

The Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society at The Graduate Center of The City University of New York (New York City) is pleased to welcome five International Fellows to our professional development program. The Fellows bring a depth of practical and theoretical knowledge on philanthropy and a variety of perspectives to the program. In addition to research and writing, Fellows will participate in seminars on US and international civil society and voluntary-sector activities; learn about the work of key agencies; and meet with leading nonprofit representatives and scholars.

The 2018 Fellows join an alumni network of scholar-practitioners in from the globe. They bring the number of program participants to 218 from 66 countries.
 
• THELMA REBECCA HARRIS, IRELAND
• MARIA PAULA LEMOS, ARGENTINA    • CHUNYAN LI, CHINA
• GENEVIEVE NORTHEY, NEW ZEALAND     • RAQUEL MINERVA ZAMORA DOMINGUEZ, MEXICO



 
Thelma Rebecca Harris | Dublin, IRELAND
Strategy and Engagement Manager — Philanthropy Ireland
Research Focus: Evolution of corporate giving in Ireland and the contributions of mulitnational corporations and others to the development of philanthropy



María Paula Lemos | Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA
Resource Mobilization Director and Board Member — Mensajeros de la Paz (NGO)
Sustainable Development Consultant ­— GDS Consulting
Research Focus: Strengthening the role of community foundations (in Argentina) through collaborative technology

 
Chunyan Li | Shenzhen, CHINA
Manager of Research, Philanthropy Research Center — China Global Philanthropy Institute
Research Focus: Exploring community foundations as fundraising models for China




Genevieve Northey | Auckland, NEW ZEALAND
Donations Program Manager (until June 2018) — The Tindall Foundation
Trustee (governance board) — Te Manawanui Trust                  
Research Focus: Community foundations as vehicles for new citizens, and the application to landownership in Aotearoa, New Zealand


Raquel Minerva Zamora Domínguez | Puerto Vallarta, MEXICO
Programs Coordinator — Fundación Punta de Mita AC
Founding Member, Board of Directors — Red de Asociaciones Altruistas de Puerto Vallarta y Bahía de Banderas
Research Focus: The challenge of communicating community foundations’ roles to diverse stakeholder groups