Pippa Zainoeddin

Pippa Zainoeddin

Deputy Director, Strategy, Planning & Management

Philippa (“Pippa”) Zainoeddin leads strategy development, financial planning, business operations, and evaluation for the foundation’s Philanthropic Partnerships program.

Before joining the foundation, Pippa served as chief of staff in the Community Affairs division of Freeport-McMoRan, a U.S. mining company with operations in Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua. Her favorite parts of her work ranged from shaping the company’s US$100-million-per-year corporate social investment strategy to hiking through remote jungles to partner with Indigenous communities living around the mine.

Earlier, she led strategic planning, fundraising and major gifts cultivation at nonprofit organizations focused on increasing education outcomes for underserved youth in New York City, where she was born and raised.

Pippa has an undergraduate degree from Wellesley College and the London School of Economics and a master’s degree from the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University.

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