Chief Philanthropy Officer
World Food Program USA
Gabriella Morris is the Chief Philanthropy Officer for WFP USA where she oversees strategies that bring together development operations, institutional foundations, global cause partnerships, individual giving, planned giving and corporate partnerships. Gabriella joined WFP USA after previous leadership roles as Interim Chief Development Officer and Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at UNICEF USA. Prior to those roles, Gabriella led the UNICEF Bridge Fund, an innovative financial tool created to fast-track lifesaving aid. She also served in leadership positions at Prudential Financial, where she was President of the Prudential Foundation, directing philanthropy, community relations and impact investing. Gabriella also held positions in Prudential’s Office of the General Counsel, providing legal services to its real estate operations. Gabriella serves on the boards of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, the Harlem School of the Arts, the Lincoln Center Foundation Education Committee and Women@NJPAC. Gabriella earned her AB in Architecture and Urban Planning and certification in African-American Studies from Princeton University. She received her JD from the University of Texas School of Law.