Deputy Vice President, Philanthropic Practice
Hilda drives the development, implementation, and refinement of programs that amplify Latinx leadership and voice through responsive grantmaking practices, donor advisory services, knowledge management, and strategies that redefine philanthropy and social finance. Prior to HIP, Hilda served as director of the CLIMA Fund (a global grassroots climate justice collaborative fund), and worked as an advisor to philanthropists and philanthropic organizations addressing issues ranging from racial justice, gender equity and human rights to climate change and early childhood education. Her experience includes positions with pfc Social Impact Advisors, Strategic Philanthropy, Ltd., the Libra Foundation, the Avina Foundation, and UnidosUS.
Hilda has a bachelor’s degree in international studies from Brown University and a master’s degree in international administration from the University of Miami. She serves on the board of Fundación Avina, Avina Americas, and Voice of Witness.
She enjoys baking, reading Nordic crime novels, and writing cranky blog posts.