Marselle Alexander-Ozinskas is a Program Officer in the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation’s Effective Philanthropy Group managing our philanthropy sector grantmaking.
Most recently, Marselle served as a consultant to philanthropic and nonprofit organizations, supporting funder collaboration and building capacity to integrate racial equity into strategy and operations. Prior to that, she spent eight years as a grantmaker at the S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation supporting development of the infrastructure California needs to sustainably and equitably manage its water and land, including resilient and interconnected leaders and institutions. Earlier in her career, she worked for the sustainability advocacy organization Ceres and served as an NOAA Sea Grant Fellow in Congress.
Marselle holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Studies-Ecology from Bates College and received a Master of Science in Ecological and Evolutionary Biology from Brown University in partnership with the Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory.