Maria D'Anselmi

Maria is a consultant in the donor services division at American Philanthropic. Before joining American Philanthropic, Maria served as a program officer for the Manhattan Institute’s Adam Smith Society, where she oversaw event programming for a portfolio of 14 chapters and project-managed national events. Prior to her time at the Adam Smith Society, Maria worked as a teacher, writer, and theater director.

Maria graduated from the University of Dallas with a bachelor’s degree in English. In her free time, she reads and writes short fiction, and explores the boundless wonders of New York City, where she currently resides.

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