Brigid Slipka joined the ACLU-DC as the Director of Philanthropy in October 2014. She 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 presented on the intersection of policy and philanthropy at Effective Altruism Global and serves on the board of GiveWell.
Brigid received her B.A. from Kenyon College and has an MFA and an MBA from Yale. She is an unrepentant amusement park snob.