Lilly Weinberg joined Knight Foundation in August 2012. Weinberg will support President Alberto Ibargüen on strategic projects that promote informed and engaged communities.
Weinberg graduated from the Harvard Kennedy School and the MIT Sloan School of Management, where she concurrently earned master’s degrees in public and business administration. While there, she worked with the Boston Redevelopment Authority and the New York City Economic Development Corporation, in both cases creating strategies to promote economic development, entrepreneurship and business growth.
Prior to entering graduate school, Weinberg worked with the Connected by 25 Institute, where she specialized in simplifying and implementing complicated foster care policies. She has a degree in both economics and environmental studies from Emory University, which allowed her to study and research sustainable development in Botswana, Namibia, Peru and Turks and Caicos.