Ify Mora became Barr’s director of operations in 2014, having previously served as chief of staff. She is responsible for ensuring the smooth day-to-day operations of the Foundation, working in close partnership with staff across the organization. She first came to Barr in 2009 as an Associated Grant Makers Diversity Fellow. Prior to that, she worked as the coordinator of the Jonathan M. Tisch College Citizenship and Public Service Scholars Program, a leadership development program for undergraduates at Tufts University.
Ify holds a master’s degree in public policy from the Harvard Kennedy School and a Bachelor of Science in quantitative economics and Spanish from Tufts University. She sits on the boards of Welcoming America, the Tisch College of Citizenship and Public Service at Tufts University, and English for New Bostonians.