Hilary Pennington profiled in Crain's

Crain’s New York Business profiles Hilary Pennington, the foundation’s vice president of Education, Creativity, and Free Expression. “I have an acute sense that you can be born with privileges that you don’t deserve,” Hilary says, explaining the roots of her commitment to social justice—and how the funding for education, arts, and media she oversees can foster the movements that create social change.

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The Ford Foundation is an independent organization working to address inequality and build a future grounded in justice. For more than 85 years, it has supported visionaries on the frontlines of social change worldwide, guided by its mission to strengthen democratic values, reduce poverty and injustice, promote international cooperation, and advance human achievement. Today, with an endowment of $16 billion, the foundation has headquarters in New York and 10 regional offices across Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East.