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Maria Kozloski

Senior Vice President, Innovative Finance & U.S. Economic OpportunityInnovative Finance, The Rockefeller Foundation

Maria Kozloski is the Senior Vice President of the Foundation’s Innovative Finance team, which makes impact investments aimed at unlocking private capital flows for global good, with a focus on climate finance. She also leads the Foundation’s U.S. Economic Opportunity team, which uses strategic grantmaking to advance public policies benefiting America’s working families and promote partnerships that spur greater investment in underserved communities across the country.

Prior to joining the Foundation, Maria was the Global Head and Chief Investment Officer of Private Equity and Venture Capital Funds at IFC (International Finance Corporation). Prior to that, she held leadership positions at Lockheed Martin Investment Management Company and The World Bank.

Maria has a bachelor’s degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a Master of Business Administration from The Wharton School, and a master’s degree from The Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Authored Content

  • Jul 21 2021
    Perspective Investing in Financial Innovations to Narrow the Racial Wealth Gap What if you made it much easier for workers of color to become business owners, and thus build wealth much faster? What if you offered creative, revenue-based loans to underserved business owners to help them hire more workers and grow? This year alone, The Rockefeller Foundation’s Zero Gap Fund (ZGF) has invested in two enterprises […] Maria Kozloski