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E. Ramone Segree

Lecturer, Nonprofit Management; U.S. Executive Director | Women for Women International

E. Ramone Segree, Ed.D., a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE), is a nonprofit executive, fundraiser, brand manager and strategist. He serves as U.S. Executive Director for Women for Women International.

He was previously VP for Development, Chief Development Officer and Senior Director, Development, Alumni Affairs and Education, NYU Langone Health, Grossman School of Medicine and NYU Langone Long Island. He also was VP for Advancement and Foundation Executive Director, LaGuardia Community College/CUNY, SVP for Advancement, Meharry Medical College, VP for Advancement and Foundation Executive Director, Salem State University, and VP for Development, Pittsburgh Public Theater.

He was also President, Segree Associates, a strategic management and philanthropy firm he formed in 2002, and an interim executive member with the Registry for college and university presidents.  He also served in the U.S. Army Reserves and Pennsylvania National Guard as a medical specialist.

His publications include strategic management, philanthropy, leadership, and alumni affairs, and his research includes community psychology, arts learning, organizational leadership, and the college presidency. He is a frequent presenter, which recently included the history and practice of ethics in philanthropy and voluntarism, the impact of racial equity and coronavirus on fundraising diversity, and mapping systemic racism through social science theory and research.

He was board chair of the International Association of Fundraising Professionals Foundation for Philanthropy (AFP), and now serves on its Past Chairs Council and Leadership Society.  Additionally, he has held leadership roles on numerous civic, cultural and human service boards.

He holds degrees from Columbia University, Teachers College (EdD, adult learning and organizational leadership) and Pennsylvania State University (MPsSc, community psychology and organizational development).  He also was awarded an Honorary Associate Degree from Community College of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.


  • Ed.D., Columbia University
  • M.Ps.Sc., Pennsylvania State University
  • B.A., California University of Pennsylvania