Our Mentors

Grace Nicolette

Grace Nicolette is Vice President of Programming and External Relations at the Center for Effective Philanthropy, a national nonprofit that provides assessments, programs, and best practices to leaders of philanthropic foundations. Prior to joining CEP, Grace co-founded Social Venture Group (SVG), a philanthropy advisory firm in Shanghai that helps donors and corporations to identify high potential nonprofits and social enterprises in China. As a result of her work, the World Economic Forum named her one of its Young Global Leaders in 2011. Grace has an Executive Education Certificate in Global Leadership and Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School and graduated with honors from the University of Pennsylvania. She resides with her husband Tim and their two children in Cambridge, Massachusetts.