Móira Cahill

Senior Associate

Móira has a talent for asking probing questions and an eye for detail. She brings analytical vigor to projects supporting clients around the world.

Móira’s work includes building out a database and managing tech integration to meet the business needs for a prominent US-based family foundation. She ensures processes are in place to interpret and manage data to accommodate both immediate needs and future growth. In addition, Móira leverages her research training to identify and evaluate prospective partners for donor collaboratives seeking to achieve sustainable impact on a range of social and environmental issues.

Móira’s path to joining Geneva Global began as a grassroots organizer leading a variety of public interest advocacy campaigns. Complementing her community development studies, she furthered her nonprofit sector experience with a focus on healthy food access, using her GIS mapping skills to analyze demographics of underserved communities across the United States.

Móira holds a master’s degree in Public Administration and Public Policy with a specialization in community development, and a BA in political science from Rutgers University.

What’s your favorite part of your job?

Learning something new nearly every day, and the pleasure of working alongside colleagues who are smart, thoughtful, and make me laugh.

What three words would you use to describe your colleagues?

Bold, innovative, ambitious

What’s your best travel advice?

Do your research and plan, but don’t plan TOO much. Being open to change goes a long way–as does a large scarf!

What brings you joy?

Tired, filthy legs–the signs of a good, long trail run, and mornings in my garden.