Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer of the Asia Foundation; URI President’s Council Member
Ms. Siskel oversees the Asia Foundation’s 18 Asian offices and US operations. The Foundation is a 65-year old nonprofit committed to improving lives across Asia and supporting its continuing development as a peaceful, just and thriving region of the world. Previously she held leadership positions over two decades at the Ford Foundation in Indonesia, Philippines and New York. She serves on the boards of Winrock International, China Medical Board, Youth Orchestra of the Americas, Friends of Fondation de France, and Vicente Canyon Hillside Foundation. She is Co-President of Ford’s alumni association, former President of the Fulbright Association, and was a distinguished scholar at the Clinton School of Public Service in Arkansas. She holds degrees in anthropology from Harvard University and the Johns Hopkins University.