Meet The Arabella Team

Elizabeth Ramirez

Senior Director

Elizabeth Ramirez is a senior director on Arabella’s Managed Organizations team. She partners with institutional, individual, and corporate funders to structure and operationalize innovative models to achieve their social impact goals.

Elizabeth brings diverse experience in domestic, international, and corporate philanthropy. She previously served at the Social Impact Exchange, where she supported aligned grant-making efforts of leading health and education funders to help high-impact nonprofits achieve scale. She also worked at the Levi Strauss Foundation, where she contributed to the foundation’s signature leadership development and technology capacity-building initiative and supported a global human rights grant portfolio. Elizabeth began her career in the executive office of the United Nations Foundation.

Elizabeth is dedicated to leadership development in the social sector. She has served on the advisory boards or steering committees of Atlas Service Corps, Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (in both the Bay Area and Washington, DC), and Full Circle Fund’s Rising Leaders program. She has also served on the New York Women’s Foundation Grants Advisory Committee and as an advisor for We Care Solar.

Elizabeth graduated magna cum laude from George Washington University with a BA in international affairs. She is a dual citizen of the United States and Brazil.

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