Masha S. Feiguinova

Changing Our World


Masha S. Feiguinova is a senior director for Corporate Social Engagement at Changing Our World. She has worked in the nonprofit management and private philanthropy field for more than eight years. Feiguinova has extensive experience in program development and implementation, monitoring and evaluation, strategic planning and grants management.

Before joining Changing Our World, Feiguinova was a program officer at the Open Society Foundation, a private foundation that supports health, education, access to information, youth and environmental protection. In that role, Feiguinova directed the funds, priorities and management of staff; developed program strategies and partnerships; performed project monitoring, performance evaluation and reporting; advised the Corporate Social Responsibility teams of apparel retailers and technology companies on environmental and human rights protection, and collaborated with them to address public concerns.

Prior to working at the Open Society Foundation, Feiguinova managed the Community HealthCorps, an AmeriCorps direct service program that addresses public health needs of medically underserved communities in New York City. In this capacity, she trained community health advocates and worked with health centers to expand and enhance their services. Feiguinova holds a bachelor of arts in history and a bachelor of science in anthropology from State University of New York, Purchase College; and a master's degree in international relations from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Featured Work

The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist: When Girl Meets Oil

APR 17, 2014 Podcast

The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist: When Girl Meets Oil

How can corporations work to prevent human rights violations on their watch, as well as disasters like the BP Deepwater Horizon explosion? Christine Bader discusses ...

JUN 29, 2012 Podcast

Beyond the Checkbook: New Models for Corporate Philanthropy

This workshop features representatives from Citi Foundation, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Liquidnet for Good, and the UN Population Fund. Together with businesspeople and Carnegie New Leaders, ...

Brian Michael Till

JAN 31, 2012 Podcast

Lessons from the Old Guard: Can Gen Y Best the Challenges that Bettered the Baby Boom?

Fresh out of college, and frustrated with his own generation's political apathy, Brian Till set out to interview the former world leaders he most admired, ...

JUL 2, 2010 Podcast

Activism and Policy: Prospects for Change in Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan is one of the most closed societies in the world. Its media and education system are propaganda tools and all opposition is crushed. Meanwhile, ...