Paula Fabiani

Paula Jancso Fabiani, CEO of IDIS, has a career marked by her work in the fields of philanthropy and giving culture, being at the forefront of initiatives such as Pesquisa Doação Brasil (Brazilian pioneer research on individual giving), the Brazilian Philanthropy Forum and the Brazilian Endowment Coalition. In 2020, she won the Social Entrepreneur Award, run by Folha de S.Paulo, one of Brazil´s major media outlet, for the leadership of the Emergency Health Fund – Coronavirus Brazil. In the field of political influence, she contributed to the successful passage of the federal endowment´s law in Brazil as well as of an early childhood related legislation. Author of two books on Endowments and a book on Early Childhood, Paula is the only Brazilian certified in the SROI (Social Return on Investment) impact assessment methodology by Social Value UK. Economist graduated from the University of São Paulo, with an MBA from the Stern School of Business – New York University and specializations in the country and abroad, she is part of RAPS (Political Action Network for Sustainability), founder member of Catalyst 2030 Brazil and a member of the boards of WINGS – Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support – and Instituto Mol. Currently, she is a student of PhD in Administration from Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV–SP), in the research line on Operations and Sustainability Management.