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Susanne Salerno

SE Salerno Consulting

Susanne Salerno is a social impact consultant and strategic philanthropy and community investment director with more than 20 years’ experience advising leaders on social impact and building cross-sector partnerships across the financial services, education and nonprofit sectors.

She has consulted on stakeholder engagement, board governance, diversity & inclusion and impact investing through consulting roles at New England Conservatory, Giving Strong and The Partnership. Most recently, Susanne served as a Consultant with Common Impact and prior to that she was Senior Director of Operations & Planning at the leading national producer of PBS and NPR programs, WGBH in Boston. She volunteers as Ambassador for two events hosted by the CEO-led coalition on corporate purpose, CECP, and helped facilitate a strategic partnership between Life is Good and Junior Achievement.

Susanne holds a Master in Public Policy from Tufts University and a B.S. in Business Administration from Villanova University. She serves on the Life is Good Kids Foundation Fundraising Advisory Committee and the Villanova University Alumni New England Chapter and has also volunteered as a Year Up mentor.