“America’s Trusted Partner for African Giving”
Yma Gordon-Reid currently serves as the Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility for Broadridge Financial Solutions, a global financial services firm. In her role, she leads the company’s efforts in increasing its corporate giving and its social impact around the world. She manages the company’s charitable giving, contact programs and matching gifts in a global strategy that supports education for youth with a particular focus on girls education, technology and financial education programs. Yma also works with nonprofit partners to provide contact opportunities for Broadridge’s 6500 employees in communities where the company does business. Yma has worked in philanthropy and grantmaking for 15 years, managing grants and programs in corporations including Citigroup and Newell Rubbermaid and with public foundations including the Women’s Fund of Long Island and the Ms. Foundation for Women. She currently serves on the board of the African Women’s Development Fund USA, an organization that galvanizes support and resources to directly benefit women’s programs in Africa. Since 2012, Yma has served as an evaluator for the JB Fernandes Award Selection Committee. Yma is passionate about supporting social change organizations both in the U.S. and internationally and has worked at organizations in both the U.S. and in the Caribbean. She has a Bachelors degree in Economics from Spelman College and a Masters in Economic Development from Columbia University. Yma resides in Long Island, New York with her husband and son.