Angel Roberson Daniels is executive director of Angell Foundation, a Los Angeles based private foundation that funds transformative opportunities in the Southern California and New England regions. In her role, she oversees the Foundation’s strategic direction and daily operations.
Throughout her career, Daniels has worked with foundations and community-based organizations to design and evaluate initiatives that produce positive outcomes for underserved and under-resourced communities. Prior to joining the Angell Foundation, she spent six years at First 5 LA, where she led organizational strategic planning efforts and was instrumental in the allocation of more than $800 million in investments designed to benefit young children and their families. As an evaluator with the UCLA Technical Assistance Group, she facilitated assessment and planning efforts for local public health agencies and worked on issues ranging from the prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS to tobacco control.
An alumna of AABLI Class 5, Daniels serves on the board of the Liberty Hill Foundation and Boston Opportunity Agenda, chairs the Los Angeles County Arts Education Collective and is former co-chair of the Los Angeles Partnership for Early Childhood Investment. She is the facilitator for the Southern California Grantmakers’ Emerging Leaders Program and is a Leadership Fellow of The Association for Black Foundation Executives.