In conversation with Hilary Pennington, Ford's new executive vice president
Inside Philanthropy features an interview with Hilary Pennington on her leadership at Ford Foundation and the biggest issues facing civil society.
Published in Inside Philanthropy | January 24, 2018
Who Is Hilary Pennington? A Few Questions for Ford's New Executive Vice President
By Vivien Hoexter and Linda C. Hartley
Last week, Hilary Pennington was named executive vice president for programs of the Ford Foundation. She is among the 21 social sector leaders that Vivien Hoexter and Linda C. Hartle interviewed for their new book, Big Impact: Insights & Stories from America’s Non-Profit Leaders.
Inside Philanthropy features the interview in its entirety, throughout which Hilary discusses her greatest influences, her personal journey, and her work at the Ford Foundation.
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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.