Sue Bennett

Sue Bennett joined the Foundation in 1997. She currently serves as the Secretary of the Board and has served as Chair of the Pooled Fund Grant Committee and the 10th Anniversary Committee and served on the Education Committee. Sue is the Executive Director of Leadership Tomorrow, an organization whose purpose is to cultivate, inspire, connect and engage an effective community of leaders. Prior to this, she was the Senior Learning Manager at Philanthropy Northwest, an organization that works with grant makers in six northwest states to promote effective, collaborative grantmaking. Sue has served on the boards of Child Care Resources, Planned Parenthood, Cancer Lifeline and the Reed Coleman Family Foundation. She graduated from Stanford University. To Sue, being a part of the WaWF transformation is exciting because the organization continues to strive to be purposeful, innovative, relevant and impactful.


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Introducing our 2022 Advocacy Grantees

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Announcing our Convening 2022 Panelists

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