Michelle Lynn Cangelosi

Vice President of Transformational Philanthropy.

About Me

Michelle Cangelosi is an experienced senior executive with more than 25 years of experience, including various leadership positions in nonprofit, government, and education. Cangelosi specializes in building and developing relationships with various entities, public and private, in the knowledge areas of international relations, water and sanitation, program management, and partnership negotiation. A current resident of The Villages, Florida, Cangelosi’s current role is Vice President of Transformational Philanthropy for Heifer International.

Current Professional Experience

Michelle Lynn Cangelosi joined Heifer International in May of 2021. As the VP of Transformational Philanthropy, she is directly responsible for crafting and implementing strategies for foundation giving and major gifts. Heifer International is a global nonprofit organization committed to stamping out hunger and poverty by helping families build sustainable food and farming businesses that strengthen rural economies. Based in Little Rock, Arkansas, Heifer International has provided livestock and education to nearly 40 million families in over 125 countries since its inception in 1944. It currently has programming in 21 countries and assists approximately 1 million farming families annually through its work to close the living income gap.

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August 11, 2022

Traveling As a Hobby

People choose to travel for many reasons: vacation, research, visiting friends and family, mission trips, exchange programs, volunteer expeditions, and work are among the most common. With remote work options abounding these days, many are even choosing to combine what might have once been a hobby or luxury into everyday life. Some workers are moving […]

July 27, 2022

Why is Travel Important to Life?

There are many benefits of traveling. I for one started traveling extensively 20 years ago because I wanted to learn more about other cultures and see new things. I felt that each time I went somewhere my senses were in over-drive – things were more colorful, smelled different, and I was in perpetual awe. This was […]

July 4, 2022

What to Study For a Career in the Development Sector?

Michelle Lynn Cangelosi   Many backgrounds can lead to careers in humanitarian development and international development spaces. Michelle Lynn Cangelosi, as an example, does not come from the more traditional background of human rights, social policy, or international relations, yet has spent the last 15 years working in international development. She admits “getting in” wasn’t […]

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