Brigid Slipka joined the ACLU-DC as the Director of Philanthropy in October, 2014. She had previously raised funds for the Smithsonian Institution, California Institute of the Arts, and Yale University. Brigid was the proprietor of a popular philanthropy blog from 2008 to 2014, where she wrote extensively on the theory and practice of giving. She has served on the board of GiveWell since 2013. Brigid received her BA from Kenyon College and has an MFA and an MBA from Yale.