A first-generation Filipina American and Miami native, Vivienne is committed to building equity that champions the voices and experiences of underserved and underrepresented groups through authentic relationships and partnerships. She has dedicated her career to serving the communities of South Florida and promoting the collective impact of community organizations. In her current role, Vivienne manages data, systems and operations to support meaningful measurements of impact.
Prior to joining the Elevate Prize Foundation, Vivienne was a program officer at United Way of Miami-Dade. Vivienne managed the grantmaking process of a $3 million portfolio to achieve the community investment goals of its school-age education impact area, as well as a community-driven grant initiative for emerging nonprofits in Miami-Dade County.
When Miami-Dade College launched its innovation hub, The Idea Center, Vivienne was instrumental in creating processes for students and community members to access 21st century skill programs and events. She also served as a community liaison for Miami-Dade County’s Office of Community Advocacy. She worked alongside the Asian American Advisory Board to advocate on behalf of South Florida’s Asian American communities.
Vivienne holds a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Studies from Brown University. She is passionate about people and organizations who value and promote solidarity as a verb and storytelling as data collection. In her free time, you can find her cooking, dancing, or spending quality time with friends, family, and her dog Rambo.