Una Osili


Dr. Una Osili is a global expert on philanthropy and social innovation with over two decades of experience in leadership, economic policy, and research across the public and private sectors. She holds the Efroymson Chair in Philanthropy and Economics and is Associate Dean for Research and International Programs at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. She also serves as Dean’s Fellow for the Mays Family Institute on Diverse Philanthropy.

Una leads the research and publication of Global Philanthropy Tracker and the Global Philanthropy Environment Index, as well as Giving USA, the annual report on American philanthropy. Founder of Generosity for Life, a digital platform, she also chairs the school’s signature research project, the Philanthropy Panel Study, the most comprehensive study of the generosity of American families over time. She has provided expert testimony for the U.S. Senate and other national and international advisory groups on many occasions.