Team - Women's Foundation California
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Agnes Abenojar

Director of Finance

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Agnes Abenojar

Director of Finance

Agnes is responsible  for the Foundation’s financial operations and administration. Across a variety of fields, Agnes has always put exactitude at the top of the list in her accounting duties. The numbers must match, and she is unafraid to spend …

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Allison Cook

Director of Storytelling & Strategy

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Allison Cook

Director of Storytelling & Strategy

As the Director of Storytelling and Strategy, Allison is responsible for leading the development of best-in-class content, creative strategies, and processes across the Foundation to drive effective storytelling and increase the visibility of WFC’s work. Allison has worked independently with …

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Program Manager, SPI-State

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ari

Program Manager, SPI-State

SPI Program Manager for SPI-State, ari is responsible for managing logistics and daily operations, supporting facilitation and co-designing the SPI-State curriculum with the Director of Policy Programs. ari is a Peruvian nonbinary lesbian and received their degree from UC Berkeley, …

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Christine Reyes

Chief Financial Officer

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Christine Reyes

Chief Financial Officer

Christine leads the Finance and Administration Team at the Foundation with primary responsibilites for the day-to-day financial planning, management and analysis, human resources and overseeing the annual budget and audit. Previously, Christine worked as Director of Finance and Administration for …

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Clanci Cochran

Director of Executive Administration and Operations

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Clanci Cochran

Director of Executive Administration and Operations

Clanci oversees administration and operations for the Foundation, including executive support for the CEO and the Board of Directors. She has worked 10+ years for nonprofits in administration, human resources, and recruitment for City Year, Reading Partners, and the Center …

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Elizabeth Ayala

Program Manager, SPI-Local

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Elizabeth Ayala

Program Manager, SPI-Local

Elizabeth manages the Solís Policy Institute Local fellowship program and is the lead facilitator. She is passionate about developing authentic and powerful leaders and is a SPI alum as well. Previously, she worked as a bi-lingual community organizer, a health …

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Huong Nguyen-Yap

Director of Community Investment

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Huong Nguyen-Yap

Director of Community Investment

As the Director of Community Investment, Huong is responsible for spearheading the Foundation’s grantmaking and convening strategies.  Previously, she worked at Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees and Asian American Pacific Islanders In Philanthropy (AAPIP). Huong’s experience also includes working …

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Jane Lin

Institutional Partnerships, Director

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Jane Lin

Institutional Partnerships, Director

Director of Institutional Partnerships Jane is responsible for planning, coordinating, and implementing the institutional giving program to meet the Foundation’s fundraising goals and expand the Foundation’s base of institutional support from foundations and corporations. Most recently Jane was the Global …

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Kamika Dunlap

Chief Strategist, Communications

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Kamika Dunlap

Chief Strategist, Communications

Kamika leads the WFC communications team and is responsible for increasing the Foundation’s visibility and recognition as a philanthropic leader and partner in advancing gender, racial and economic justice.  She has experience in government relations and has worked in politics …

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Libby Benedict

Program Manager, SPI Alum Networks

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Libby Benedict

Program Manager, SPI Alum Networks

Libby supports the Solís Policy Institute (SPI) Alum Network, and provides leadership to the SPI as they advance the vision and strategy of the Foundation related to alum engagement. Before joining WFC, she was the Director of Physicians for Reproductive …

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Liza Siegler

Director, Individual Partnerships

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Liza Siegler

Director, Individual Partnerships

As Director, Individual Partnerships, Liza is responsible for planning, coordinating, and implementing the individual donor program to meet the Foundation’s fundraising goals by strengthening a vibrant culture of feminist philanthropy. Previously, Liza worked at the Edible Schoolyard Project, Tides Foundation, …

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Marisol Franco

Director of Policy Programs

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Marisol Franco

Director of Policy Programs

Marisol is responsible for leading curriculum and program development for the Solís Policy Institute (SPI)-State, SPI-Local, and Philanthropy and Public Policy Institute. She is a SPI alum and believes all people have the right to a living wage, health care, …

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Mazuri Colley

Development & Database Manager

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Mazuri Colley

Development & Database Manager

As the Development and Database Manager Mazuri works closely with colleagues in Program, Communications and Finance, and across the WFC Network. Before joining the Foundation, she was a Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge trainer and instructor helping organizations and development departments across …

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Nicola Schulze

Director of Digital Communications and Strategy

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Nicola Schulze

Director of Digital Communications and Strategy

As the Director of Digital Communications and Strategy, Nicola helps to execute integrated communications and leads the Foundation’s digital strategy to strengthen its online presence and engage target audiences. Most recently, she worked at The Representation Project, a nonprofit founded …

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Nina Lopez

Executive Associate

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Nina Lopez

Executive Associate

Nina is the Executive Associate supporting the leadership of the Foundation’s Program and Development team by managing operational and logistical tasks. Wanting to explore the intersection of arts, culture and power, Nina pursued degrees in History of Art and Visual …

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Rosa Palmerin

Accountant

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Rosa Palmerin

Accountant

Rosa serves as Accountant for the Foundation and is primarily responsible for all things accounts payable as well as ensuring our bills are paid on time. Rosa is a valuable member of the Finance Team providing day-to-day support with payroll …

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Stephanie Davidson

Development Manager, Institutional Partnerships

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Stephanie Davidson

Development Manager, Institutional Partnerships

As Development Manager, Institutional Partnerships, Stephanie helps to secure institutional funds in support of the Foundation’s mission. Prior to joining WFC, Stephanie spent her career in the environmental sector, helping to create community-designed parks in densely populated neighborhoods and protect …

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Stephanie Volkoff Green

Chief Strategist, Partnerships

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Stephanie Volkoff Green

Chief Strategist, Partnerships

As Chief Strategist of Partnerships, Stephanie leads the Foundation’s efforts to engage communities of support to advance gender justice. Before joining the Foundation, Stephanie was the Development Manager for Advancement and Planned Giving with Mother Jones. During the 2004 Presidential …

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Torre Freeman

Communications Coordinator

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Torre Freeman

Communications Coordinator

As the Communications Coordinator, Torre is responsible for creative media and storytelling in the digital realm. Through collaborative efforts with the Foundation’s Communications team, she crafts effective campaigns to showcase WFC’s work within the social media landscape. Torre’s creative insights …

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