Development Leadership

Faisal Al-Juburi has served the not-for-profit sector for over 15 years, positioning dynamic public and private partnerships that facilitate lasting social impact. His credits include leading the philanthropy team at RAICES; negotiating the merger of Bridges of Understanding into Soliya, a pioneer in Virtual Exchange education; heading the public health and environmental initiative MillionTreesNYC for New York Restoration Project (NYRP); serving as a corporate relations specialist at the Kennedy Center, where he advised on “Arabesque: Arts of the Arab World” and leveraged special events for expansive sponsorships; and working with Ford’s Theatre to launch “The Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Campaign,” a $60 million effort that reinvented the historic site as an education and leadership campus. Standing at the intersection of art and administration, Faisal has also executive produced myriad experiential tributes in honor of trailblazing global citizens, including Reem Acra, Heather Headley, and, Julie Taymor, and creative-directed the 70th anniversary celebration of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s South Pacific, featuring opera star Isabel Leonard and immigrant rights activist Jose Antonio Vargas. A first generation Iraqi American, Faisal currently resides in Manhattan, where he leads the Board of Directors for Rosie’s Theater Kids alongside the organization’s namesake Rosie’ O’Donnell.

Location: New York, NY
Pronouns: he / him /his
Start Year: 2019