East Coast Program Officer
Adriana Rocha is the East Coast Program Officer for Asset Funders Network. Adriana has worked in social justice for more than 20 years, bringing deep expertise in grantmaking, organizational and network capacity building and non-profit management. Before becoming and independent consultant, Adriana served as a senior manager and practice director for CompassPoint, a national leader in providing capacity building support to social justice leaders and community-based organizations. During her six years at CompassPoint, she led the organization in creating and implementing its theory of change and aligning the organization's systems and culture to achieve its goals.
Adriana honed her skills in social justice philanthropy and capacity building while serving as a program officer at the New York Foundation and Director of Grants & Capacity Building at the Just Beginnings Collaborative. She also worked at Community Resource Exchange in New York City where she provided planning, fundraising and board development consulting to community organizing, immigrant, youth and HIV/AIDS organizations.
Adriana has served on the boards of the Latino Commission on AIDS, Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees, and the Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training (GIFT). She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Politics from the University of California at Santa Cruz and a Masters degree from Columbia University, Social Organizational Psychology Program. Adriana is from Toluca, Mexico.