Meredith Slater

Director of Development

Meredith Slater is the Director of Development for ActionAid USA. In this role, she leads our fundraising team, with a particular focus on foundations giving.

Meredith previously held the role of Foundations Manager at ActionAid USA, working to build and sustain strong relationships with foundation partners to support ActionAid’s work around the world. Before joining ActionAid USA, Meredith was Associate Director in the office of the Senior Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations at New York University. She started her career in fundraising at World Food Program USA and has also worked as a grant writer at Henry Street Settlement and as a blogger and organizer for the popular petition platform,

Meredith holds an M.A. in Food Studies from NYU and a B.A. in International Affairs & Spanish Language and Literature from The George Washington University.

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Patagonia is a unicorn. But it doesn’t have to be. 

September 15, 2022 By

While much of the corporate sector is out there making claims about social responsibility through greenwashing and pinkwashing and bluewashing, Yvon Choinard has put his money where his heart is. In giving away his entire company, Choinard has truly broken new ground.   Most philanthropic millionaires and billionaires put their money…