Kaberi Banerjee Murthy
Kaberi Banerjee Murthy (she/hers) is a visionary philanthropic leader, driven by a passion to transform philanthropy to share power with historically underserved communities.
Kaberi entered into the philanthropic sector in 2000 as a way to advance social justice and systems-level change and has worked in philanthropy at local, regional and national levels. She previously served as the inaugural Chief Impact Officer at the Conrad Prebys Foundation, creating the strategic framework grantmaking and advocacy for the $1.4B foundation, and at Meyer Memorial Trust, shifting all of the mission-focused work to hold an anti-racist, intersectional feminist lens. Kaberi also served as the Vice President of Programs at the Brooklyn Community Foundation in New York; Program Director for Education, Civic Affairs and Arts & Culture at Crown Family Philanthropies in Chicago; Senior Education Program Officer at the Picower Foundation in New York; Education Program Officer for Jane’s Trust and The Jessie B. Cox Charitable Trust in Boston; and Program Officer for Education, Health, Community Development and Arts at Lloyd A. Fry Foundation in Chicago.
Kaberi current serves as the National Board co-chair for Neighborhood Funders Group, and on the Board of Philanthropy Northwest and Portland Art Museum. Kaberi also serves as co-chair for the national Leadership Funders Group. She is a Senior Fellow in the American Leadership Forum and was in Leadership Greater Chicago and Coro Leadership New York.