Victoria Vrana

Victoria Vrana

Deputy Director, Philanthropic Partnerships

Victoria Vrana leads the Giving Ecosystems and Giving By All work for the Philanthropic Partnership team, including initiatives that focus on policy, data, and infrastructure and efforts to encourage everyday giving in the U.S., China, India, and the Middle East.

Before joining the foundation in 2011, Victoria served as vice president, communications and assessment, at Venture Philanthropy Partners (VPP), where she oversaw the organization's internal and external communications and performance assessment of VPP and its portfolio. Earlier, she served as the director of interactive media for the Morino Institute and was a senior account executive at Millennium Communications, a communications and strategy consulting firm serving nonprofits and foundations. Her interest in development and using communications and technology for social change began at the Network of East-West Women, where she directed the first online network linking women’s rights activists and nongovernmental organizations in post-Soviet countries with counterparts in Western Europe and the United States.

Victoria studied in Germany and Hungary and has a degree in comparative literature from the University of California, Davis. She currently serves on the board of the PayPal Giving Fund.

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