Impact Advisor, Kapor Center for Social Impact
Mario Lugay is an Impact Advisor at the Kapor Center for Social Impact, managing partnerships at the intersection of tech and social impact. He is the the co-founder of the New American Leaders Project, the country's first and only organization dedicated to training first- and second- generation immigrants to run for elected office. Prior to this, Mario served as the program director of the Funders’ Committee for Civic Participation, providing leadership around new philanthropic investments in both integrated voter engagement strategies and for a fair and accurate 2010 census count. He has built significant experience in organizing as the National Coordinator of Racial Justice 911 and at CAAAV Organizing Asian Communities. Mario is a long-time philanthropic and nonprofit consultant, trainer, and speaker, and is a graduate of Columbia University. In addition to serving on the boards of the American Prospect and Resource Generation, Mario is a life long NYer who has found a physical home in Oakland and a political home at Asian Pacific Environmental Network, where he serves as board chair.
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