Leadership in Action Speaker
Heather Grady joined the Rockefeller Foundation in 2010. As Vice President for Foundation Initiatives, she sets strategic direction for the foundation’s broad initiatives of grantmaking and oversees all initiatives in execution, aligning grantmaking with the foundation’s mission to expand more equitable growth opportunities and build resilience. She provides vision, leadership, and direction to the foundation’s program staff, a diverse group of professionals working in the United States, Asia, and Africa. Previously, Grady was the Managing Director of Realizing Rights: The Ethical Globalization Initiative, founded by former Irish President Mary Robinson.