Mark Hanis

Georgetown University's Beeck Center for Social Impact & Innovation, Director

ExpertiseFundraising; Advocacy; Social Entrepreneurship


Mark joined the Beeck Center after serving as a White House Fellow, working in the Office of Vice President Biden as the National Security Affairs Special Advisor for South America, Africa, and Human Rights. Mark is a serial social entrepreneur. He co-founded the Organ Alliance (now Organize) to prevent unnecessary deaths due to a shortage of transplantable organs. Previously, Mark was the co-founder and President of United to End Genocide (formerly Genocide Intervention Network and Save Darfur Coalition), an organization created with the mission to empower citizens and communities with the tools to prevent and stop genocide.