Sylvie Raver is an associate director at the Milken Institute Center for Strategic Philanthropy. She applies her expertise in neuroscience, mental health, biomedical research, and higher education to identify opportunities where philanthropic investments can have a transformative impact on medical research and health. In her role, Raver provides analysis and advice to individual philanthropists, families, and foundations and implements strategies to deploy philanthropic capital to advance research and health priorities. Previously, Raver worked for the Society for Neuroscience and led the society's global programming and policy efforts around neuroscience training for individual scientists and members engaged in biomedical workforce education and training. Raver received her bachelor’s degree from Lafayette College and doctorate from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and conducted her postdoctoral training at the National Institute on Aging.