Senior Manager, Corporate Resources and Programs
Points of Light Corporate Institute
As the Senior Manager for Corporate Resources and Programs at the Points of Light Corporate Institute, Yvonne is responsible for developing the Institute’s suite of resources on employee volunteerism. Previously, she served as the Marketing Manager for A Billion + Change, a national campaign housed and managed by Points of Light that in 2013 inspired more than 500 companies to pledge $2 billion of skills-based support to communities—the largest commitment of pro bono service in history. As the Marketing Manager, Yvonne led marketing and communications initiatives for the campaign, and raised the profile of A Billion + Change through media opportunities, webinars and campaign events around the country.
Her previous positions include serving as the Program Director at the American Academy of Diplomacy, and the Communications Director at the International Food & Agricultural Trade Policy Council (IPC).
Yvonne holds a Master's Degree in International Development from the School of International Service at American University. She earned her Bachelor's Degree in International Studies from Colby College. She has been published in USA Today, CSRwire, GOOD, the Huffington Post, and the Shared Value Initiative.
Yvonne currently volunteers with Club Red, a young professionals group that supports the American Red Cross of the National Capital Region, and was named their Young Professional of the Year in 2013. She is also a pro bono volunteer with the D.C. Alliance of Youth Advocates.