Next Gen Environmental Philanthropy
About the Speaker
President, Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation
KATHERINE LORENZ is president of the Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation, a grantmaking foundation focusing on environmental sustainability. Previously, she served as deputy director for the Institute for Philanthropy and co-founded Puente a la Salud Comunitaria, a nonprofit organization working to advance food sovereignty in rural Oaxaca. Named by Forbes as one its philanthropy “Ones to Watch,” Lorenz serves on the boards of the Environmental Defense Fund, The Philanthropy Workshop (chair), the Endowment for Regional Sustainability Science, and the National Center for Family Philanthropy.