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Idalia Ramos

Vice President and Deputy Director

Idalia Ramos became Vice President and Deputy Director of the PBS Foundation in December 2018. She is responsible for managing the operations, administration, grants management, communications, and stewardship of the Foundation.

Previously, Ms. Ramos served as Chief Operating Officer of the American Psychological Foundation, part of the American Psychological Association, in Washington, DC. There she directed the financial operations, administration, grantmaking, grant evaluation, and communications. Prior to assuming the COO role in 2012, Idalia had also served as its Assistant Director, Program Director, and Program Officer. Prior to joining the American Psychological Foundation in 2005, Idalia held various roles at Grantmakers for Effective Organizations.

Idalia holds a bachelor’s degree from Yale University and a master's in public policy from George Mason University. She currently lives in Oakton, Virginia with her husband and two “PBS Kids.”