Ana Marie Argilagos

Board Member

Ana Marie Argilagos is the president of Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP). Previously to HIP she worked as a senior advisor at the Ford Foundation as part of the Equitable Development team. Her work focused on urban development strategies to reduce poverty, expand economic opportunity, and advance sustainability in cities and regions across the world. Before becoming a senior adviser at the foundation in 2014, she served as deputy chief of staff and deputy assistant secretary at the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). While there, she created the Office for International and Philanthropic Innovation (IPI) to deepen and scale collaboration between public and philanthropic sectors. Prior to rejoining HUD she spent eight years as a senior program officer at the Annie E. Casey Foundation in Baltimore, where she spearheaded the foundation’s work in rural areas, indigenous communities, and the US-Mexico border region.

Until recently, Ana Marie was an adjunct professor of international urban planning at New York University’s Wagner School of Public Service.

Ana Marie received her master’s degree in public administration from Harvard University and her bachelor’s degree in international relations from American University.

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