The Heller School for Social Policy and Management
Nonprofit mangement, philanthropy
Rebecca Riccio is an Adjunct Lecturer in the Sillerman Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy. In 2006, after a twenty-year career in the nonprofit sector as a program director and development director, Rebecca established a consulting practice focused on maximizing the impact and performance of local, national, and international nonprofit organizations and philanthropists working in the fields of health and human services, education, human rights, arts and culture, and community development. Since 2007, she has also taught strategic philanthropy and nonprofit management at Northeastern University in Boston and has recently been named the founding Program Director of Northeastern Students4Giving (NS4G), an academic and practice-oriented program designed to foster leadership and innovation in the nonprofit sector and philanthropy. in September 2011, Rebecca was one of three philanthropy educators named to the Learning by Giving Foundation's inaugural Academic Advisory Committee.