Andrea Pactor is Managing Director of the Women’s Philanthropy Institute. She leads an entrepreneurial start-up within the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. Andrea has organized five national symposia and several courses for national audiences on women and philanthropy. She guides the dissemination efforts for the research studies that WPI releases regularly as part of a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. She has authored or co-authored several chapters on women’s philanthropy for books about fundraising. Andrea has served arts, education, and faith-based organizations as a professional and volunteer. She has a BA from The American University; an MA from the University of Michigan; and an MA in Philanthropic Studies from Indiana University.