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Mali Locke 

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Mali Locke is the sole Managing Director of Inherent Foundation. Most recently, she was the founding Director of Development at the City Fund, a national philanthropy focused on education reform. Mali has held multiple senior roles in philanthropy including as Director of the Milken Institute Center for Strategic Philanthropy, where she led the center’s design thinking and workforce development in higher education initiative. She started and led the development team at CityBridge Education, focusing on large institutional gifts. Previously, Mali was the Director of the Maverick Capital Foundation at Maverick Capital in New York City. She started her career in philanthropy at the Robin Hood Foundation, where she was a Senior Program Officer on the education team. She has a BA in French Literature from Yale University and an MS in Organization Change Management from the Milano School of Policy, Management, and Environment at the New School University.

Mali Locke, Inherent Foundation


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