Ify Mora is a Partner Practitioner with Essential Partners. She graduated from the Harvard Kennedy School with a Masters in Public Policy and a concentration on the nonprofit sector. She received a B.S. in Quantitative Economics and Spanish from Tufts University. Ify currently works as the Chief of Staff at the Barr Foundation, which focuses on closing educational opportunity gaps, mitigating climate change, enhancing the cultural vitality and addressing global poverty. Before joining the foundation, Ify worked for three years as the coordinator of the Jonathan M. Tisch College Citizenship and Public Service Scholars Program, a leadership development program that works to elevate the level of active citizenship at Tufts University and within Tufts partner communities. She has worked with Public Conversations since 2007.

At a Glance


Harvard University Kennedy School of Government, Masters in Public Policy

Tufts University, Bachelor of Science in Quantitative Economics and Spanish