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Giselle Pinto

Director, Programs and Content

Giselle is a senior executive with a strong background in fundraising, philanthropy, communications, events, project management and strategy development across the for-purpose sector.   

Giselle joined Philanthropy Australia in 2016 and has held several positions within the organisation since this time.  In her current role as Director, Programs and Content she’s responsible for the development and delivery of a cohesive national program to inform, inspire and enable better philanthropic giving.  

In addition to her professional role at Philanthropy Australia, Giselle is a Board Member of CERES Community Environment Park and a Board Member of the Victorian Student Representative Council.   

She’s an alumna of the Williamson Community Leadership Program (2021) and she’s currently undertaking a yearlong fellowship with Melbourne Forum. 

When she’s not working, Giselle enjoys knitting, yoga, weightlifting, learning Portuguese and tending to her indoor jungle and outdoor veggie garden.

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