Angel Roberson Daniels, Executive Director, oversees the Angell Foundation’s strategic direction and daily operations. In her role, she manages and works closely with the Angell team to administer its annual grantmaking portfolio, stewards collaboration with partners and guides the overall planning, communication and assessment efforts. Throughout her career, she has worked with foundations and community-based organizations to design and evaluate initiatives that produce positive outcomes for underserved and under-resourced communities.
Prior to joining the Angell Foundation, Angel spent six years at First 5 LA where she led organizational strategic planning efforts and was instrumental in the allocation of over $800 million in investments designed to benefit young children and their families. As an evaluator with the UCLA Technical Assistance Group, she facilitated assessment and planning efforts for local public health agencies and worked on issues stemming from the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS to tobacco control. Angel serves on the Board of the Liberty Hill Foundation and Boston Opportunity Agenda, chairs the Los Angeles County Arts Education Collective and is former co-chair of the Los Angeles Partnership for Early Childhood Investment.
Angel has a profound commitment to supporting the personal and professional development of transformational leaders in the nonprofit and philanthropic sector. She is the facilitator for the Southern California Grantmakers’ Emerging Leaders Program, presenter for Fundamentals of Grantmaking and African American Board Leadership Institute (AABLI) and has served as a coach for the Alchemy leadership development program. Angel is a Leadership Fellow and member of the Association of Black Foundation Executives.