Community and National Initiatives Program
Raul Moas joined Knight Foundation as Miami program director in March 2018. Prior to joining Knight, Moas served as the managing director of Miami Angels, Florida's largest angel investor collective which brings together exceptional entrepreneurs and accredited investors to fuel success.
Moas served as the executive director of Roots of Hope, an international non-governmental organization focused on youth empowerment in Cuba. Moas led the creation of programs like StartUp Cuba, which supports emerging entrepreneurs from the island in gaining valuable and practical skills, and social ventures like Discover Cuba, a B-Corp subsidiary which has facilitated hundreds of socially conscious trips and family reunifications.
Moas is passionate about Greater Miami and deeply involved in making his community a better place. As a founding member of the Global Shapers Miami Hub, the young professional arm of the World Economic Forum, he focused on promoting more equitable and inclusive economic development. Moas is also a member of Class VIII of the Miami Foundation's Miami Fellows program.