Renee Karibi-Whyte

Senior Vice President & Corporate Sect'y, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors

Renee Karibi-Whyte leads Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors’ efforts to share its research and expertise on impactful philanthropic practice with individuals, families, and organizations seeking to accelerate social change. As a member of the executive team and head of communications & partnerships, Renee is intimately involved with RPA’s Theory of the Foundation initiative, Strategic Time Horizon research, Philanthropy Roadmap guides, and other knowledge-based projects that help clients and the sector create more thoughtful, effective philanthropy. She works closely with RPA’s client services teams on convenings, speaking engagements, presentations, and partnerships domestically and internationally. Renee also develops RPA’s internal and external communications strategy, manages and stewards RPA’s brand, and oversees public relations.


Scaling for Impact: The Needs of Growing Philanthropies

Posted on May 17, 2022 by Renee Karibi-Whyte, Greg Ratliff, Peter Laugharn, Katherine Lorenz

The process of scaling can be a pivotal moment—it offers an opportunity to revisit the past and reinvent what is possible for the future. What are the special challenges facing family philanthropies that are preparing for—or in the midst of—a significant scale up in philanthropic assets? As your philanthropy reaches a certain size, increasingly robust practices and approaches may be… Read More