Ariadne Papagapitos is the program director for the Peacebuilding program of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund. Prior to joining the Fund in 2007, she helped lead a microfinance project with a nongovernmental organization in Bangalore, India. She has also worked as a researcher for a human rights lawyer in London, at the UNFPA, and at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Athens, Greece. Ms. Papagapitos was also a manager in the Media Villages department of the 2004 Athens Olympic Committee where she helped coordinate the international press delegations’ reporting from Greece. She holds a Master of Science in human rights with a concentration in human rights law from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a B.A. in classics from Union College, where she studied and worked in Kenya. She currently serves on the board of Rising Tide Capital, an organization that assists struggling entrepreneurs in distressed urban communities to establish strong businesses and create sustainable neighborhoods, and she represents the RBF on the Peace and Security Funders Group steering committee.