President & CEO, New York Women’s Foundation
Ana Oliveira is president & CEO of The New York Women’s Foundation. Since 2006, Ana has steered the increase of The Foundation’s grantmaking from $1.7 million to $11 million today. In 32 years, The Foundation has distributed $88 million to more than 350 organizations working to advance economic, gender, and racial justice.
Ana serves as a commissioner for the NYC Commission on Human Rights and sits on the Independent Commission to Study Criminal Justice Reform in NYC. She also is a member of the board of directors of Philanthropy New York.
Ana has held key roles as a CEO of the Gay Men’s Health Crisis, and vice president of programs at Osborne Association and Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center Substance Abuse Clinic. Ana attained her M.A. in Medical Anthropology and a Ph.D. (hon) from the New School for Social Research. She was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and resides in Manhattan.