Angela H. Cheng

Senior Program Officer Democracy, Gender, and Racial Justice, The JPB Foundation 

Angela is a Senior Program Officer for Democracy, Gender, and Racial Justice at The JPB Foundation, which seeks to help people who have been denied power to build it, so they can change unjust systems and create a more democratic, inclusive, and sustainable society. JPB support the fight to expand multi-racial democracy by protecting and strengthening basic democratic institutions – like the rights to vote and to protest – and finding innovative ways to combat authoritarianism and its assaults on the rights of people of color, immigrants, women, and LGBTQ+ people. Angela joined JPB in 2016 with experience in social justice philanthropy, nonprofit technical assistance, and development. Previously, Angela was a Grants Manager at NYU School of Law. She also worked at Fund for the City of New York, Open Society Foundations, and Lawyers Alliance for New York. Angela holds a Master’s in Public Administration from the NYU Wagner School of Public Service and a Bachelor’s in Politics from NYU. Angela is an immigrant from Taiwan.