Angelie Singla, LMSW (she/her), has extensive experience in fundraising, program development/evaluation, and grant management in the fields of public health, youth development, and healthcare. Currently she is the first chief development officer for the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum, the only organization focusing on building power with AAPI women and girls to influence critical decisions that affect their lives, their families, and their communities.
Previously, Angelie was the director of corporate, foundation, and government relations at Mount Sinai South Nassau, where she managed a $25 million portfolio of programs to improve patient experiences. As vice president of philanthropy at Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City, she was responsible for retaining and growing the portfolio of foundation, corporate, and government partnerships as well as supporting individual donor cultivation efforts. Before that, as the assistant director of program and resource development at the Fund for Public Health in New York, Angelie secured several multimillion-dollar grants and donations for high-profile, complex initiatives.
Angelie earned her MSW degree from the Columbia School of Social Work and a BA from Pace University. As a student at CSSW, she interned at UJA-Federation of New York, the Coalition for Asian American Children and Families, and Palladia (now part of Services of the UnderServed) and worked as a development assistant at Sakhi for South Asian Women. Prior to graduate school, she was a site director at the Queens Community House, where she facilitated programs for students, parents, and staff.
Angelie is an adjunct faculty member at the Fordham Graduate School of Social Service and Stony brook University’s School of Social Welfare in-person and online. She has taught continuing education courses and workshops at CSSW, the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, Stony Brook University’s School of Social Welfare, and the Network for Social Work Management’s national and New York City chapter conferences. In addition to classroom teaching, she has been a field instructor for CSSW and Silberman students. She is the co-chair of the Scholarship Committee of the NYC chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and has served on the board of directors of Community Mediation Services, as a team leader for the Grants Advisory Committee of the New York Women’s Foundation, and a member of the Asian Women Giving Circle. Angelie was a Selection Committee member for the NYCT Nonprofit Excellence Awards, a volunteer mentor for the Network for Social Work Management, and a career coach for Women in Development.