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Joony Moon

Analyst, Analysis and Insight, Skoll Foundation

Biography

As a former Analyst with Skoll’s Analysis & Insight team, Joony informed the Foundation’s strategy through researching portfolio and ecosystem opportunities to better inform its grantmaking processes. While at Skoll, he worked to spearhead dissemination of the Foundation’s insights and intelligence throughout the organization as well as to external audiences. Joony also served as a program manager for the Skoll World Forum’s Emerging Leaders Initiative.

Prior to working at Skoll, Joony worked in India as an Impact Investing Fellow in Ahmedabad, India, where he helped organize Global Entrepreneurship Week events across the country. Before his fellowship, Joony worked as a consultant in the federal healthcare practice at Deloitte.

Joony is originally from the Washington DC metro area and completed his undergraduate studies at Harvard University in Economics. He looks forward to continuing his work in social impact at the University of California, Berkeley as a masters student in public policy beginning in the fall of 2017.

Recent Articles

Shivani Garg Patel - Skoll Foundation, Joony Moon - Skoll Foundation, June 23, 2017
In rural India, half of village children can’t read or understand math at a level appropriate to their age and grade. This disparity in education creates ripples through society; it…
Joony Moon - Skoll Foundation, March 9, 2017
In 2014, Isaac Jonas had left his small village in Zimbabwe to study for a master’s degree in food and resource economics at the University of British Columbia, Canada. The…
Joony Moon - Skoll Foundation, November 7, 2016
An emerging theme among Skoll Foundation Awardees is the strategic use of data to inform and influence decision-making by governments, corporations, consumers, and communities. While all organizations use data on…
Joony Moon - Skoll Foundation, September 27, 2016
In a 2015 article, New York Times writer Eduardo Porter, noting that one in 20 Americans fall below the poverty line, deftly summarized the poverty research of Harvard sociologist Matthew…
Joony Moon - Skoll Foundation, August 31, 2016
In honor of World Water Week: a look at water and sanitation and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This article was originally posted in September, 2015. The world achieved the…
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