Shane Harris
Vice President, Inclusive Solutions Head of Social Responsibility and Partnerships and President, The Prudential Foundation

Shané Harris leads Social Responsibility and Partnerships at Prudential and is President of The Prudential Foundation.  Her responsibilities include leading the company’s philanthropic strategy, overseeing the distribution of over $62 million in grants and charitable contributions and community volunteer programs, as well as managing Prudential’s shared value initiatives.  She is also a member of the senior leadership team for Inclusive Solutions, a Prudential business function that harnesses the power of capital markets to drive financial and social mobility, inclusive economic opportunity, and sustainable growth.

Harris serves as member of the Board of Trustees for Living Cities, a collaborative of 19 of the world’s largest foundations and financial institutions working to close racial income and wealth gaps in American cities.  She also serves as a board member for The Newark Trust for Education and was a trustee for the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund, established to fight the medical, social and economic impact of Covid-19 on New Jersey’s most vulnerable residents.

Harris joined Prudential in 2004 where she held a series of leadership positions with increasing responsibility focused on strategic grantmaking, business aligned initiatives and purpose-driven brand visibility. Prior to joining Prudential, she was the director of the New Jersey Nets and Devils Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the New Jersey Nets Professional Basketball Team and the New Jersey Devils Professional Hockey Team.

She has a bachelor’s degree in biology from Columbia University and holds a master’s degree in public administration from the New York University Wagner School of Public Service.