The intersection of race, power, and wealth
Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging
Community and human-centered corporate social responsibility (CSR) and social impact (SI).
Edgar’s Seven Steps to Healing from Decolonizing Wealth (applied to both organizations and individuals)
Climate change & sustainability
Food and land sovereignty
Employee Resource Group (ERG) engagement
Indigenous and other communities of color power building
Edgar Villanueva is an award-winning author, activist, and expert on issues of race, wealth, philanthropy, and ESG Investing. Villanueva is the Founder and CEO of Decolonizing Wealth Project and Liberated Capital and author of the bestselling book Decolonizing Wealth (2018, 2021). He advises a range of organizations including national and global philanthropies, Fortune 500 companies, and entertainment on social impact strategies to advance racial equity from within and through their investment strategies.
Villanueva holds a BSPH and MHA from the Gillings Global School of Public Health at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is an enrolled member of the Lumbee Tribe and resides in New York City.