Stacy Donohue

Managing Director


As Managing Director, Stacy leads Luminate’s investment team across the US, Latin America, Africa, and Southeast Asia. She also leads the Civic Empowerment impact area for the firm globally. Stacy brings over 25 years of finance, investment, and leadership experience to her role, with a background combining business, technology, and philanthropy.

Before joining Luminate, Stacy spent ten years as a Director and Investment Partner at Omidyar Network. Here, she led the US investment team for the Governance & Citizen Engagement initiative and oversaw the development of a portfolio of over 50 investments and grants, led investment strategy and execution, and served as a Board member for several organisations.

Prior to Omidyar Network, Stacy spent nine years at Hewlett-Packard Company in senior roles spanning strategy, corporate development, and merger and acquisition transactions. Stacy was previously a Project Leader at the Boston Consulting Group, providing analysis and consulting for clients across multiple industries from healthcare to financial services. She began her career as an Associate in corporate finance at JPMorgan Chase.

Stacy is currently a Board member of Code for America and speaks at industry-leading conferences on civic technology and engagement.

Speaking In

The Impact of Civic Technology in Latin America

The panel share their thoughts and experiences about the path to impact for Civic Technology, followed by an open session.

Using examples from Latin America as a jumping off point, we then move on to a general discussion, aiming to arrive at applicable insights and actions for Civic Technology practitioners around the world.

Investing in the Future of Civic Tech

This panel discussion focuses on the changing nature of impact in relation to Civic Tech; how funders see and fund Civic Tech; what innovations funders would like to see coming out of the Civic Tech field in future; and what's needed in terms of impact measurement by funders and investors in order to support the field.