Anna Cabral is Senior Principal Advisor, External Relations, for the Inter-American Development Bank, the largest source of development financing for the Caribbean and Latin America. Since 2009, she has been the Bank’s principal liaison between Bank senior management and parliamentary bodies, including the U.S. Congress.
Cabral’s career is a blend of government and nonprofit leadership.
From 2004-2009, she served as Treasurer of the United States, U.S. Department of the Treasury, helping the Secretary of the Treasury fulfill the President’s economic agenda.
From 1991-1999, she was executive staff director for the U.S. Senate Republican Conference Task Force on Hispanic Affairs, and from 1993-1999, deputy staff director for the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
Her nonprofit experience includes work in both emerging and established organizations.
From 1999-2003 she was president and CEO of the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility, a relatively young nonprofit coalition of the largest and most influential national Hispanic organizations in the country. From 2003-2004 she served as director of the Smithsonian Institution’s Center for Latino Initiatives.
Cabral earned her Juris Doctorate from George Mason University School of Law. She holds a Masters in Public Administration from Harvard University Joh F. Kennedy School of Government, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of California, Davis.
She serves on the Board of Directors of Navient, which services loans to students and parents for the U.S. Department of Education and private interests. She is co-chair and member of the Hispanic Advisory Committee for Comcast and NBCUniversal. And she is a member of the regional board of Advisors for NatureBridge, which provides hands-on environmental science programs for children and teens.
Her appointment as trustee of the Jessie Ball duPont Fund begins in 2018.