Lata N. Reddy

Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility and President, Prudential Foundation, Prudential Financial

Lata N. Reddy is vice president, Corporate Social Responsibility and president of The Prudential Foundation. She is responsible for overseeing the company's philanthropic activities, community and impact investments, corporate contributions and employee engagement activities.

She joined Prudential in 1997 to manage the foundation's education grantmaking activities. In 2002, she became vice president of The Prudential Foundation with responsibility for developing and managing the strategic direction of the Foundation's grantmaking policy and programs.

Lata left Prudential in 2009 to launch an independent consulting practice, advising philanthropic and nonprofit clients on strategy and program development. She returned to Prudential to assume her current position in April 2012.

Previously, Lata worked for the U.S. Department of Education, where she was an attorney in the Office for Civil Rights in the New York regional office. She also was director of Finance and Legal Services at the Council for Educational Development and Research, a nonprofit education policy association in Washington, D.C.

Lata has a BA degree in economics from the University of Michigan. She also has a law degree from Emory University School of Law and is admitted to the bar in New York. Lata serves on the boards of numerous nonprofits including the Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation and Living Cities. She is also a Pahara Aspen Institute Fellow.

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