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Kristin Gilliss

Mulago Foundation

Kristin Gilliss

Kristin grows and supports a portfolio of social investments – grants, debt and equity – for the Mulago Foundation.  Mulago invests in high-impact organizations with a scalable model to meet the basic needs of the poor or deliver better conservation outcomes. Her background spans the private, public and nonprofit sectors – from investment banking to the Peace Corps.  Prior to Mulago, she was a Principal at the Skoll Foundation, where she worked with social entrepreneurs, and Program Finance Officer at the Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation, where she focused on environmental conservation. She has worked across geographies with a broad array of organizations on issues as varied as coconut farming in the Philippines to immigrant job placement in New York City to cattle ranching in Brazil. Kristin received her BA in English from Harvard University and her MPA, with a focus an international development, from NYU's Wagner School of Public Service.

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