Doua Thor, MSW

Vice President, Strategy and Influence, Sobrato Philanthropies

2013 Fellow

Doua Thor serves as the Vice President of Strategy and Influence for Sobrato Philanthropies. Prior to this, Doua served in a number of different roles including as an appointee by President Obama as the Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, and as the Executive Director of the Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC). She also served on the board or in a leadership position in a number of organizations and coalitions including the National Committee to Preserve Social Security, Asian Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF), the Red Cross National Diversity Advisory Council, and the executive committee of the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans. Additionally, through her leadership, SEARAC is a core work group member of the Diverse Elders Coalition, an initiative supported through Atlantic Philanthropies to improve the lives of vulnerable elders. Doua was selected as a New Voices Fellow in 2002, a German Marshall Memorial Fellow in 2008, an Asian Pacific American Women’s Leadership Institute Fellow in 2009, and a Health and Aging Policy Fellow in 2013.

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White House Asian American initiative