Daniela Lozano is manager of Business Development at the R Street Institute. She develops and maintains a pipeline of donors to support R Street’s Governance; Commercial Freedom; and Finance, Insurance and Trade policy programs.

Daniela was most recently the development director for In Defense of Christians (IDC), where she created and implemented the organization’s yearly fundraising and outreach strategy. She managed IDC’s donor pipeline and oversaw low- to mid-level donor engagement as well as a portfolio of five- to six-figure donors. Prior to that, Daniela was the foundation and policy grants manager at the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI). While at CEI, she managed the organization’s foundation portfolio and drafted, edited and submitted all grant requests and reports.

Daniela graduated from the University of Florida with a dual degree in political science and international studies and a minor in international development and humanitarian assistance.

She lives in Arlington, Virginia with her fiancé.