Nikki Huang

Nikki Huang joined the Foundation in 2018 and is excited about the collective giving process as well as the ongoing learning opportunities. She served on the Pooled Fund Grants Committee…more

Kris Kaminishi (Board Chair)

Kris Kaminishi (Board Chair) envisions a more just and inclusive society through the power of philanthropy, nonprofits, and advocacy working together. She is the board chair of the Washington Women’s…more

Patricia Kiyono

Patricia Kiyono is a retired communications and advancement professional. She managed the publication of nonfiction books for trade publishers and academic presses, and oversaw communications and fundraising for nonprofit organizations….more

Martha Lucas

Martha Lucas was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and grew up in North Seattle. She is a proud Garfield High Bulldog and double Husky. She received her Bachelor’s degree in…more

Karyn McKelvey

Karyn McKelvey currently works as the Grants & Program Manager at the Laird Norton Family Foundation and has been immersed in the Seattle area nonprofit and philanthropic community for more…more

Jennifer Sik

Jennifer Sik joined Washington Women’s Foundation in 2010. She currently serves on the Governance Committee and Membership Task Force.  She also has served on the Pooled Fund Grant Committee, several…more

Nicole Stellner

Nicole Stellner spent her career in strategic planning and finance roles at Honeywell and Weyerhaeuser. Her education includes a BS in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, an…more

Alison Varco

Alison Varco joined the Foundation in 2017 as an opportunity to practice philanthropy in her local community. She has served on the Pooled Fund Grant Committee for 4 years, including…more

Amy Zimerman

Amy Zimerman moved to Seattle, in part, to join in the collective giving of Washington Women’s Foundation. Since becoming a member in 2006, Amy has served multiple stints on the Education,…more

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