Evelyn Berg Ioschpe

  • President, Iochpe Foundation

Ms. Ioschpe is President of the Ioschpe Foundation and the Arts in School Institute in Brazil. She is also the co-founder and chair of the Group of Institutes, Foundations and Enterprises (GIFE), a national association of 123 private organizations that invest in social programs across the country. A sociologist and journalist with a background in museum education, she has worked in various media outlets such as Correio do Povo and Zero Hora. The daughter of Jewish refugees who escaped Nazi Germany, she has focused much of her humanitarian efforts in scaling up basic quality education, teacher training, and technical and “third sector” engagement. In 2005 she was honored at the Brazil Foundation’s Annual Gala in New York for her education work in Brazil. Ms. Ioschpe studied Political Science at the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul and Journalism at Pontificia Universidade do Rio Grande do Sul.