Welcoming the 2021 Emerging Leaders International Fellows

September 27, 2021

The Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society at the Graduate Center of The City University of New York is pleased to announce the selection of four Fellows to this year's virtual program, held from September 27-December 3, 2021.

The 2021 Emerging Leaders International Fellows Program will provide leadership training through online seminars with community foundation leaders and other Third-sector practitioners, research based on best practices, and the application of a comparative framework.

Meet and learn about the Fellows, their work in the philanthropy field and their planned research topics below. You can also download the announcement flyer.

Andreea Alexandrov (Bucharest, Romania)
Romanian Federation of Community Foundations — Program Communications Coordinator
Research focus: The role of community foundations in the community ecosystem and how they use systemic thinking

Whilla Castelhano (São Paulo, Brazil)
IDIS – Institute for the Development of Social Investment — Project Coordinator
Research focus: The development and strengthening of community foundations in Brazil through the Transforming Territories Program

Tatiana Fraga (Monterrey, Mexico)
Comunalia — Executive Director
Research focus: How might infrastructure organizations support an open, enabling civic space and what can community foundations do locally to model those possibilities?

Ketra Todd (Nassau, Bahamas)
Lyford Cay Foundations — Communications and Development
Research focus: Strengthening community grant-making through the advancement of the sustainable development goals

Learn more about the Emerging Leaders International Fellows Program