Join us to hear from two leaders in the Latinx community, Ana Marie Argilagos, president of Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP), and Maria Pesqueira, president of the Healthy Communities Foundation, as they discuss current trends in philanthropy.
Update: This event has been postponed. In light of the general concerns about the COVID-19 coronavirus, Indiana University has made the decision to suspend all large events at this time. Unfortunately, this means we must postpone this event and reception, but the event will be rescheduled for this fall 2020. We regret having to make this change, but our constituents' safety is our priority.
Everyone who registered will receive an invitation to the rescheduled event. We appreciate your understanding, and we look forward to seeing you in the fall.
April 7, 2020
Reception: 5:00 p.m.
Event: 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Indianapolis Central Library – Clowes Auditorium
40 E. St. Clair St.
Argilagos and Pesqueira will share their perspectives on how to better leverage philanthropic resources to strengthen Latinx leadership, voice, and equity. This event is part of the Mays Family Institute Diverse Speaker Series and will be moderated by Dr. Una Osili, associate dean for research and international programs at the IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.
About Ana Marie Argilagos
Ana Marie Argilagos is the president and CEO of Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP). She guides HIP with a bold vision: to usher in a new generation of philanthropy that is for, by, and about the Latino community.
Previously, Argilagos served as a senior advisor at the Ford Foundation as part of the Equitable Development team. Her work has focused on urban development strategies to reduce poverty, expand economic opportunity, and advance sustainability in cities and regions across the world.
Before becoming a senior adviser at the foundation in 2014, she served as deputy chief of staff and deputy assistant secretary at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). While there, she created the Office for International and Philanthropic Innovation (IPI) to deepen and scale collaboration between public and philanthropic sectors.
Until recently, Argilagos was an adjunct professor of international urban planning at New York University’s Wagner School of Public Service. Argilagos received her master’s degree in public administration from Harvard University and her bachelor’s degree in international relations from American University.
About Maria Pesqueira
Maria del Socorro Pesqueira was appointed president of the Healthy Communities Foundation in May 2017. The Foundation’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities in over 20 communities in western Cook County, Illinois by promoting health equity, quality and access.
As an award-winning visionary leader, she is a sought-after speaker addressing local, national, and hemispheric audiences on a wide variety of topics ranging from private/nonprofit partnerships, health disparities, immigration reform, women and family issues, violence prevention, and the future of philanthropy.
Prior to joining the Healthy Communities Foundation, Maria served as president to Mujeres Latinas en Accion. Preceding her time at Mujeres, Maria led The National Museum of Mexican Art’s development and marketing team. Her civic and community involvement includes appointments to the United States Congressional Commission for a National Women’s History Museum, Illinois Children and Family Services Advisory Commission, Illinois Partners for Human Services, Community Memorial Foundation, Aetna Medical Advisory Board, and The Chicago Network.
Maria is the eldest daughter of Mexican immigrants and a graduate of the Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Executive Program; St. Thomas University, Mini-MBA in Nonprofit Management; and DePaul University, B.A. Latin American Studies.