Vice President of Development
Alexandra Aquino-Fike is a highly experienced leader in development and program management. Most recently, she was the Vice President of Development at Hispanics in Philanthropy, a national and transnational network of funders dedicated to investing in Latino leadership, voice, and equity. While at HIP, she supported the design, implementation, and evaluation of HIP’s fundraising strategies and activities. Alexandra was also responsible for the launch and growth of HIP’s latest initiative, the first online giving platform for Latino communities across the Americas – HIPGive. Additionally, she led efforts to raise over $1.4 million in two years in institutional support to design and launch HIPGive, which since 2014 has channeled over $1 million to Latino causes.
Alexandra brings a wealth of experience from both the private and nonprofit sectors. Prior to HIP, she served as an associate attorney with the international law firm, Greenberg Traurig, LLP in New York. She has also worked with Shorebank in Chicago, and with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Italy.
Alexandra holds a Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law and a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School, where she was the Co-Chair of both the Berkeley La Raza Law Students Association and the Kennedy Diversity Committee. She received her Bachelor of Arts from Wellesley College. She is a member of the State Bar of New York and the Hispanic National Bar Association. Alexandra serves on the board of directors of the SHARE El Salvador Foundation and is the chairwoman of the board of directors of the Mauricio Aquino Chacón Foundation, both based in Berkeley.