Meet The Arabella Team

Helen Goldberg


Helen Goldberg leads engagements with philanthropists to enable them to work more strategically and effectively. She also partners with Arabella’s senior leadership to drive internal strategy and innovation. Helen recently returned to Arabella, having begun her career with the firm in 2010 as an analyst. In that role, Helen supported and led strategy development and evaluation projects in a range of sectors, including public health, education, and international development.

Prior to rejoining Arabella, Helen was a senior strategy advisor at the International Rescue Committee (IRC), a global humanitarian aid NGO. At the IRC, Helen led internal consulting projects related to programs and operations, and supported delivery of the organization’s five-year strategy. She also served as the acting director of planning for strategic growth during her time there. Before the IRC, Helen was at Encourage Capital, an environmentally focused impact investing firm, working on domestic freshwater conservation investing.

Helen is on the advisory board of the Resolution Project, a nonprofit that funds and mentors college-aged social entrepreneurs. She has an MBA from the Yale School of Management and a BA in international studies and Spanish from Johns Hopkins University.

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