The Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations based at Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) has announced the appointment of Aviva Luz Argote as its new executive director.
Argote holds a bachelor of arts degree from Pomona College and a master’s in public administration from HKS. She brings to the position a decade of experience leading and mentoring nonprofit organizations. Most recently, she served as manager of special projects in the Office of the President and Provost at Harvard University. Previously, she was awarded a Harvard University Presidential Management Fellowship serving as special projects analyst in the Office of Budgets Financial Planning and Institutional Research.
In her role as executive director, Argote will manage the day-to-day activities of the center, oversee staff and project development, and represent the center with constituencies worldwide.