Ana Zacapa, ChairPhilanthropy and Nonprofit Advisor
Ana Zacapa is a recognized leader in social impact investing, climate change and international development. Her current focus is supporting and investing in people-centric solutions at the intersection of economic opportunity, climate change and migration.
Ana is a member of the Climate Migration Council, a group of leaders committed to putting people at the center of climate action and accelerating solutions to climate-driven migration. She serves on the Board of Advisors for Duke University’s Nicholas Institute for Energy, Environment & Sustainability, a world-renowned research and policy institute, leading the implementation of Duke University’s ambitious Climate Commitment. She is Lead Independent Advisor to IPSY, a global $1 billion beauty innovation platform, on their sustainability, social impact and self-expression work. Ana is a member of the President’s Council for Ceres, the leading nonprofit working with large companies and institutional investors to advance climate change and water policy. She previously founded Ceres’ West Coast office.
Ana spent the first decade of her career on Wall Street and later worked at the Skoll Foundation, one of the world’s most innovative foundations, where she led the Innovation Investments program. She has an Economics degree from Duke University and a master’s degree in Development Studies from the London School of Economics. Ana was born and grew up in Honduras and now lives with her family in Barcelona.