Robert Miyashiro

Robert Miyashiro manages the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation’s international grantmaking in the areas of avoidable blindness and disaster relief and recovery. He previously served as Program Associate for the Foundation’s Safe Water strategic initiative. Prior to joining the Foundation, Miyashiro worked for The Carter Center in South Sudan, serving as Regional Coordinator in the Guinea Worm Eradication Programme. Previously, he held positions in the California Department of Public Health and the UCLA Center for Public Health and Disasters. His volunteer engagements include the Peace Corps, serving as a health extension volunteer in Madagascar, and the American Red Cross, where he functioned in various leadership positions in Disaster Services and Health and Safety Services at several local chapters within California. Miyashiro holds a master’s degree in public health from the University of California, Los Angeles and a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from the University of California, Berkeley.