Program Officer for the Environment, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
Danielle Levoit is a program officer in the Environment Program at the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF). She joined DDCF in April 2015 as program associate. Prior to DDCF, Levoit spent seven years at Robertson Foundation working on the foundation’s environmental and education grant portfolios. Prior to this, she was a Peace Corps Volunteer working on small business development in Benin, West Africa. She holds a BS in Economics from NYU’s Stern School of Business and an MPA in Public and Nonprofit Management and Policy from NYU’s Wagner School of Public Service.
Foundations and donors are increasingly discussing the role of racial equity in their philanthropy. What does it mean to apply a racial equity “lens” to strategies, decision-making, and measures of success? This session will explore concrete examples of how funders can embrace racial equity as a focus, regardless of issue area.