Executive Director & Vice-Chair
Mary Galeti serves as the Executive Director and Vice-Chair of the Tecovas Foundation. The Tecovas Foundation funds social innovation and entrepreneurship by focusing on building community, leveraging new service models and sustainable economic development both domestically and internationally. Since 2009, Mary has led Tecovas to develop a concrete vision to increase the foundation’s capacity and effectiveness. The foundation includes impact investing and program related investment in their work. Mary serves as a Global Board member of the Global Shapers Foundation, an initiative of the World Economic Forum. She is the Vice-Chair of the StartingBloc Social Innovation Fellowship Program. She served on the Board of Directors of the Council on Foundations. She has spoken on the issues of generational transition and leadership cultivation in philanthropy and the nonprofit space at many venues, including the White House, the Council on Foundations, the Smithsonian, and The Nexus Global Youth Summit at the United Nations. In 2014, she was named a Senior Fellow in Social Innovation at the Lewis Institute at Babson College. She is a member of the WEF Global Agenda Council on Values. She is a 2008 Startingbloc Fellow and a proud member of the Global Shapers’ Washington, D.C. Hub.