Lenore T. Ealy is is executive director of The Philanthropic Enterprise. Since 2000, Ealy has served as program director for The Project for New Philanthropy Studies and editor of Conversations on Philanthropy, the project’s annual journal. As principal of Thinkitecture, Inc., Ealy has worked to foster the emergence of innovative ideas, practices, and processes supporting nongovernmental solutions to social problems. She is a trustee and president of The Philadelphia Society and a founding director of The Epidemic of Health. Ealy served as founding chairman of Project K.I.D., Inc., a public charity established in 2005 to provide disaster child care services in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
Ealy holds a Ph.D. in the history of moral and political thought from Johns Hopkins University and has taught at both the secondary and postsecondary levels. She earned an M.A. degree (1990) in history from the University of Alabama and a B.S. degree (1983) in education from Auburn University.
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