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Felecia Webb Joins PAI as Chief Strategy Officer, Philanthropy and Partnerships

We are excited to welcome Felecia Webb to Partnership on AI as the organization’s Chief Strategy Officer, Philanthropy and Partnerships (CSOPP), a new executive leadership position reporting to CEO Rebecca Finlay. In this role, Felecia will be responsible for managing PAI’s strategic efforts across philanthropy and marketing. She will also support the design of a strong and inclusive partnership model to deepen Partner engagement, and oversee the development of an organizational narrative to present PAI’s theory of change and amplify awareness of our global impact.

“We are positioning PAI to meet the increased demand and urgency of our global work with the AI community,” said Rebecca Finlay, CEO, Partnership on AI. “We are excited to have Felecia join our team, and her new role as CSOPP to identify ways to elevate PAI’s partnerships with corporations and foundations to new levels, through engagement, thought-leadership and increased visibility of PAI’s impact.”

Prior to PAI, Felecia was the Chief Development Officer for NPower, a national nonprofit focused on creating pathways to economic prosperity through launching tech careers for underserved communities, where she led corporate partnerships, foundations relationships, institutional development, major gifts, special events and government affairs to implement comprehensive fundraising strategies.

Felecia Webb is a senior strategist and advocate for equity with more than 20 years of experience in the nonprofit and private sectors. Felecia committed her career to supporting data-driven approaches to improve social impact, and she has worked across diverse policy areas, including arts and culture, social services, workforce, and youth development. Felecia started her career in the creative design industry where she contributed to corporate philanthropy, community relations, volunteerism, design and cause-marketing with companies including Ralph Lauren Corporation.

As a community advocate, Felecia is an alum of Coro Leadership New York, and serves on various boards and committees in the nonprofit and public sector. She is a founding board member of Girls Inc. of Westchester County and served as a board member for Materials for the Arts, a Division of NYC Dept. of Cultural Affairs. Felecia currently serves as an Advisory Board Member for NYCHA – Fund for Public Housing; and an active member of The Links, Incorporated and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.