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Paul is president of Proteus Fund, a nationally recognized philanthropic leader that works to promote social justice through democracy, human rights, and peace. As a public foundation, Proteus advances its vision and mission through a variety of initiatives and programs, including funder collaboratives, donor advised funds, fiscally-sponsored projects, and family foundation management. Prior to becoming president, Paul served for eight years as the program directorof Proteus’s Civil Marriage Collaborative, which provided over $21 million in grants to support the successful movement to achieve marriage equality for the LGBT community in the United States. Paul has worked for progressive change for over 30 years as a student activist, litigator, policy advocate, nonprofit executive, private consultant, and philanthropic leader with particular expertise in the issue areas of HIV/AIDS, domestic and global public health, LGBTQ and women’s rights, and civil/human rights generally. Paul is an honors graduate of the University ofPennsylvania and Harvard Law School.