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Elisa Buono Glazer

Elisa Buono Glazer has more than 30 years of experience supporting culture and education programs in the nonprofit, public, diplomatic and corporate arenas in the United States and abroad. As senior director of development for the Brookings Institution’s Foreign Policy program, she is responsible for fundraising strategies that have secured between $23 million and $31 million annually from individual, foundation, corporate and government sources. Before joining Brookings in 2012, she was a principal with Washington Corporate & Cultural Affairs LLC, where she led major gift, campaign and outreach projects for such clients as the National Endowment for the Arts, the Inter-American Development Bank’s Inter-American Culture and Development Foundation and the Smithsonian Institution’s American Art Museum, National Portrait Gallery and Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. From 1994 to 2006 she was an arts and sponsorship consultant in Atlanta, working with the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games, the High Museum of Art, the Woodruff Arts Center, the cable channel Ovation and the Georgia Institute of Technology, among others. She began her career as a program associate with Arts International, a nonprofit that advised artists, institutions and embassy officials on international exchange programs.