Terry Karamanos keeps our work solvent and sustainable, raising and channeling critical donor support to projects in more than 60 countries around the world.
Under her leadership, IFAW has earned generous support from world-class corporate and foundation partners. Terry also works hand in glove with our programmatic and regional teams to align our marketing campaigns with our work on the ground.
Before joining IFAW, Terry spent more than 30 years spearheading development for higher education. Most recently, she served as the Director for Principal Gifts at Columbia University, where she participated in a capital campaign worth $6 billion.
Director for Principal Gifts, Director for Funding Initiatives, The Earth Institute, Columbia University United States
Vice President, Wagner College United States
Vice President, Bank Street College of Education United States
Director of Leadership Gifts, EMILY’S List United States
Vice President, Baruch College United States
Director of Governmental Relations, City University of New York United States
Bachelor of Science, Foreign Service Georgetown University, United States
Master of Arts, Political Science George Washington University, United States
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