Chikako Yamauchi & Art Garcia

Strategic Learning & Evaluation Officers

Kresge Foundation

Chikako Yamauchi and Arturo Garcia Join The Kresge Foundation as Strategic Learning & Evaluation Officers This announcement was originally posted by the Kresge Foundation Recognizing the pivotal role that strategic learning, research and evaluation plays in advancing racial equity and urban opportunity, The Kresge Foundation announced an expansion of the department in summer 2020. With… Read more »

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Rochelle Makela-Goodman

Assistant Vice President of Gift Planning

Oregon Health & Science University Foundation

Rochelle Makela-Goodman Joins Oregon Health & Science University Foundation as Assistant Vice President of Gift Planning Talent Citizen is pleased to announce that Rochelle Makela-Goodman will join Oregon Health & Science University Foundation as Assistant Vice President of Gift Planning. As AVP, Rochelle will lead a team of fundraisers and implement creative strategies to unlock… Read more »

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Leslie Constans

Senior Director of Foundation Communications

Oregon Health & Science University Foundation

Leslie Constans Joins Oregon Health & Science University Foundation as Senior Director of Foundation Communications Talent Citizen is excited to announce that Leslie Constans will join Oregon Health & Science University Foundation as Senior Director of Foundation Communications, leading fundraising communications for one of the Pacific Northwest’s premier academic medical centers. In this role, Leslie… Read more »

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Martha Cecilia Ovadia

Director of Strategic Communications & Media Relations

Equitable Evaluation Initiative

Equitable Evaluation Initiative Welcomes Martha Cecilia Ovadia as Director of Strategic Communications & Media Relations Martha Cecilia Ovadia (Marci) has worked for more than 15 years in service of the work of justice and liberation for all across multiple sectors, including local government, academia, academic publishing and the philanthropic sector. She has significant experience in… Read more »

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Connor Adams

Director of Development, Major Gifts

New Mexico State University Foundation

New Mexico State University Welcomes Connor Adams as Director of Development for Major Gifts Talent Citizen is pleased to announce the appointment of Connor J. Adams as the Lead University Advancement Development Officer at New Mexico State University Foundation. As an experienced university and education fundraiser, Connor is passionate about the power of education as… Read more »

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Ariana Aguilar

Director of Annual Giving

Hackley School

Hackley School Welcomes Ariana Aguilar as Director of Annual Giving Talent Citizen is pleased to announce the appointment of Ariana Aguilar as the Director of Annual Giving at the Hackley School. For the past 15 years, Ariana has developed her expertise in advancement and partnership-building in the nonprofit sector. Her extensive experience fundraising in education-based… Read more »

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Our Placements at Work (and Beyond)

Uma Viswanathan

November 2020

Transforming Mindsets through Meditation We highly recommend you try this stress relieving guided meditation written and narrated by Uma Viswanathan, Senior Program Officer at Robert Wood Johnson Foundation who supports leadership that builds a Culture of Health. Uma’s guiding mission is to “invest in people as catalysts of their own transformation.”  Part of Uma’s professional… Read more »

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Aisha Laspina-Rodriguez

Director of Communications

Hackley School

Hackley School Welcomes Aisha Laspina-Rodriguez as Director of Communications Talent Citizen is thrilled to announce the appointment of Aisha Laspina-Rodriguez as the new Director of Communications of the Hackley School. An innovative and resourceful storyteller with expertise in strategic integrated communications, Aisha brings valuable experience in growing brand awareness in the fields of education and… Read more »

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Pegah Faed

Executive Director

First 5 Marin

Pegah Faed Joins First 5 Marin as New Executive Director Talent Citizen is thrilled to announce the appointment of Dr. Pegah Faed, PhD, as the new Executive Director of First 5 Marin. A systems thinker with deep expertise in integrated public health and cross-sector collaboration, Dr. Faed brings a valuable combination of experiences in research,… Read more »

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Kimberlin Butler

Director of Foundation Engagement

Mathematica Policy Research

We are excited to announce that Kimberlin D. Butler will join Mathematica Policy Research as Director of Foundation Engagement, helping to lead Mathematica’s growing body of work with foundations, grantees, and their partners. In this new role, Kimberlin will work with foundation and grantee leaders to explore current and emergent priorities, examine how Mathematica can… Read more »

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Morgan Herman

Executive Vice President, Development

Cure Alzheimer's

Cure Alzheimer’s Fund Names Morgan Herman Executive Vice President, Development September 2019 Talent Citizen is pleased to announce the appointment of Morgan Herman as Executive Vice President of Development with Cure Alzheimer’s Fund. In her role, Ms. Herman will lead all fundraising efforts to support the organization’s mission of funding research with the highest probability… Read more »

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