President & CEO
Gloria Perez is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota. She became one of the country’s leading experts in two-generation strategies to reducing poverty as President & CEO of Jeremiah Program. Perez has more than 25 years of experience across sectors, ranging from small business, for-profit corporations to nonprofit human service organizations. As an Ascend Fellow at the Aspen Institute, Perez is working with other national leaders to drive innovative ideas and proven strategies to help families achieve educational success and economic security.
Interns & Fellows
The Dr. Reatha Clark King Fellowship and the Wenda Weekes Moore Internship Program are our innovative initiatives to build a pipeline of women of color leaders in philanthropy.
Board of Trustees
Minnesota Court of Appeals
Chanda Smith Baker
Senior Vice President of Impact
The Minneapolis Foundation
Founder and CEO
Retired Nonprofit Organizational and Governance Consultant
Senior Director of Financial Analysis and Reporting
University of Minnesota Physicians
Katharine L. Kelly
Accredited Investors, Inc.
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Carlson Family Foundation
Vice President & General Manager
Elena Brito Sifferlin
Licensed Social Worker and Community Volunteer
EO Consultant and Trainer
Men and Masculine Folks Network
Senior Executive Leadership Fellow
University of Minnesota, Hubert Humphrey School of Public Affairs