Stacy Donohue

Senior Advisor

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Stacy Donohue is a purpose-driven senior executive dedicated to advancing fair and just societies globally, particularly for women, girls, and non-binary people.

Stacy leads organizations and serves on Boards with high integrity and a collaborative approach, focused on data-driven, human-focused decision making to drive impact and inspire team members in rapidly changing environments. Stacy was most recently Executive Vice President at Luminate, partnering with the CEO to lead an international philanthropy with over $100M budget and 70+ staff in 20+ countries, focused on global governance and civic engagement. Her leadership responsibilities included Strategy, Communications, People Operations, Learning and Impact, and Partner Support. Previously at Luminate, Stacy was a Managing Director, leading the global funding teams in Africa, Latin America, Asia and the US. 

Prior to Luminate, Stacy spent a decade as a Director and Investment Partner at Omidyar Network (ON), a philanthropic investment firm founded by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar. At ON, Stacy built ON’s work in Governance and Citizen Engagement in the US, with a focus on civic technology, growing the portfolio to $50M+ deployed to 40+ organizations. She has been an active Board member for several non-profit organizations and for-profit companies, including Code for America,, Global Integrity, and NationBuilder. Stacy has spoken on civic tech and democracy at industry leading conferences, and her perspectives have been covered by outlets including BBC TV, the New York Times, TechCrunch, Forbes, and Fortune. 

Before joining Omidyar Network, Stacy had a career in business, including technology strategy and M&A at Hewlett-Packard Company, management consulting at Boston Consulting Group, and corporate finance at JPMorgan & Co. She earned an MBA with Distinction from Harvard Business School, a Masters Degree in Art History from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Bachelor’s Degree,  summa cum laude, in Art History from Yale University.