Nancy Santiago Negron

Vice President | Hispanics in Philanthropy


Nancy steers HIP’s public-facing strategy, forging partnerships with a new generation of philanthropists and impact investors and broadcasting HIP’s message on the importance of investing in strong Latino communities.

A seasoned professional with over two decades of experience in the areas of education, workforce development, federal policy, and management, Nancy served for two terms in the Obama Administration and has been instrumental in the design and execution of key public policy and federal programs. Focused on aligning capital with justice and racial equity, her leadership skills have been employed in government, the tech sector, educational institutions, non-profit organizations, corporations, and cultural organizations.

An inspirational activist and speaker, she has received numerous awards and recognitions including being selected as a fellow for the Belfer Institute’s Seminar in Israel for Latino Policy Leaders; the Spanish Embassy’s Hispanic Leaders Program in Spain; the U.S. Secretary of Labor’s Exceptional Achievement Award; and the Woman of Distinction award from El Diario La Prensa, New York’s largest Spanish-language newspaper.

A native of Philadelphia, Nancy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication and political science, and a Master of Education, both from Temple University. She currently resides in New Jersey with her husband, Frank Negrón.