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Iris Leon, NPL’10

Iris Mireya Leon is a dynamic and collaborative nonprofit professional with a proven track record in development, fundraising, grantmaking, and relationship management. She currently serves as the Manager of Development Operations for the Vice Provost for University Life at the University of Pennsylvania. In that role Iris strategizes to identify priorities and grow revenue for a complex network of programs that enhance student life at Penn. Previously, Iris was with the National Philanthropic Trust, where she managed grantmaking for several entities and oversaw organizational development ventures such as strategic planning and board governance. Iris also has extensive experience in fundraising for nonprofits, including as Development Manager for Philadelphia Boys Choir & Chorale. In addition to her role as member of SP2’s Alumni Council, Iris sits on the steering committee of Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy, Philadelphia chapter, and is an author with the Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal. Iris graduated magna cum laude from Temple University with a B.A. in Art History and is an alumna of the M.S. in Nonprofit Leadership program of SP2.

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