Anne Snyder is the Director of The Character Initiative at The Philanthropy Roundtable, a pilot program that seeks to help foundations and business leaders advance character and community through their giving. She is also a Fellow at the Center for Opportunity Urbanism, a Houston-based think tank that explores how cities can drive opportunity and social mobility for the bulk of their citizens. Prior to jumping to the Lonestar state, she worked at The New York Times in Washington, as well as World Affairs Journal and the Ethics and Public Policy Center. She holds a Master’s degree in journalism from Georgetown University and a B.A. in philosophy and international relations from Wheaton College (IL). Alongside her role as a trustee for the Hyde Park Institute, Anne is an advisor to Sea Dog Theater and serves as a trustee for the Center for Public Justice. Anne has published in The Atlantic Monthly, The Washington Post, National Journal, Philanthropy Magazine, Orange County Register, Houston Business Journal, The Institute for Family Studies, Comment Magazine, FaithStreet, Verily, Humane Pursuits and FareForward. Her collection of writings can be found at Of Souls & Silos.