Yvonne L. Moore is Executive Director of the Daphne Foundation, a family foundation supporting grassroots organizations confronting the causes and consequences of poverty. Before joining the philanthropic sector in 1999, Yvonne spent 10 years working in child protection and advocacy and is co-author of the report Bridges to Independence: Improving Transitions to Adulthood for Youth Served by the New Jersey Division of Youth and Family Services. Yvonne holds a BA from Texas Tech University and an MS in Nonprofit Management from the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy at the New School. She has completed post-graduate studies in democracy and civil society at the University of Cape Town, and nationalism, post-conflict violence and gender at the University of Lower Silesia in Poland. Yvonne is currently a trustee of the New York Women’s Foundation, Philanthropy New York, and Cause Effective. She is a founding member of New York City Blacks in Philanthropy and serves on the membership committee for Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) and the Advisory Board of Fork Films best known for the documentary Pray the Devil Back to Hell.
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NCRW is a network of leading university and community based research, policy, and advocacy centers with a growing global reach dedicated to advancing rights and opportunities for women and girls. We also have a Corporate Circle comprised of senior diversity professionals from leading U.S. and global member companies and a Presidents Circle of college and university leaders who share our commitment. NCRW harnesses the collective power of its network to provide knowledge, analysis, and thought leadership on issues ranging from reducing women’s poverty to building a critical mass of women’s leadership across sectors.