Edgar Villanueva

Founder & Principal
Decolonizing Wealth Project

Edgar Villanueva is a globally-recognized expert on social justice philanthropy. He serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of Native Americans in Philanthropy, NDN Collective, and is a Board Member of the Andrus Family Fund, a national foundation that works to improve outcomes for vulnerable youth. As current Vice President of Programs and Advocacy at the Schott Foundation for Public Education, Edgar oversees grant investment and capacity building for education justice campaigns nationwide. Edgar is the author of Decolonizing Wealth, a bestselling book offering hopeful and compelling alternatives to the dynamics of colonization in the philanthropic and social finance sectors. He is an enrolled member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina and resides in Brooklyn, NY.