Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors Announces the Election of Ana Marie Argilagos and Anand Babu to Its Board of Directors
Argilagos is president and CEO of Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP), a network of foundations and philanthropists working to increase the power and influence of Latino communities across the Americas. Before joining HIP, she worked as a senior advisor at the Ford Foundation, where she focused on urban development strategies aimed at reducing poverty, expanding economic opportunity, and advancing sustainability in cities and regions across the world, and as deputy chief of staff and deputy assistant secretary at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Babu leads Kernel, Google AI’s venture studio. He also co-founded Sidewalk Labs, the urban innovation arm of Alphabet, and served as COO there, leading its venture studio and incubating multiple companies, including Coord Mobility, Cityblock Health, and Replica. Prior to that, she was a director at Opower, a startup that uses real-time analytics to help utility customers save energy, and led venture investments at Crosslink Capital, with a focus on cloud infrastructure, solar energy, and materials.