November 2, 2017 - 12:00 pm


GCRI Annual Meeting

Join us to celebrate the impact and potential of philanthropy in Rhode Island!

Featuring Roger Nozaki, Vice President of the Barr Foundation



In his role as Vice President, Roger Nozaki oversees the Barr Foundation’s program, learning and evaluation, and operations activities.  Roger’s previous experience ranges across corporate, nonprofit, and government sectors. He served most recently as a senior policy advisor in the U.S. Department of Education, working with the Department and the White House to advance equity, innovation, and quality outcomes in higher education. Before joining the Department, he spent nearly nine years at Brown University, where he served as an academic dean, oversaw three centers, and co-taught a course on the theory and practice of philanthropy. Prior to Brown, he worked for the Hitachi and GE foundations in a number of roles from 1994 to 2005, culminating in the position of executive director of the GE Foundation