Susan Gibbs

Susan Gibbs

Wallace Global Fund
Advisor on Women's Empowerment and Rights


Susan Gibbs is a philanthropic advisor to the Wallace Global Fund, where she manages a grantmaking portfolio on women’s rights and empowerment. Prior to launching her consulting practice, she held program positions at The Summit Charitable Foundation, the Pew Global Stewardship Initiative, and the Pew Charitable Trusts. She has also advised the David and Lucille Packard Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and the Garfield Foundation. Earlier in her career, she worked on global development and humanitarian relief issues in Switzerland, Pakistan, India, and Egypt. She currently serves as the executive director of the SS United States Conservancy, a maritime preservation organization dedicated to saving “America’s Flagship,” the SS United States. She holds a Master’s degree in International Affairs from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs and a Bachelor's degree magna cum laude from Brown University.










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