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Department: Just Societies

Department: Just Societies

Dr. Ruth Levine joined the Foundation in 2023 as vice president of Just Societies and chief learning officer. She oversees the Foundation’s work to build just and equitable societies and leads the Foundation’s commitment to learning and impact. Prior to joining the Foundation, Ruth was the CEO of IDinsight, a mission-driven global advisory, data analytics, … Continued

Department: Just Societies

Kelly Born is the inaugural Director of the Democracy, Rights, and Governance initiative. In this role, she leads the organization’s emerging grantmaking in support of a thriving, pro-equity democracy in the United States. Prior to joining the foundation, Kelly served as the Director of the Cyber Initiative at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, overseeing … Continued

Department: Just Societies

Shaphan joined the David and Lucile Packard Foundation as an Executive Assistant in August 2022, after relocating to the Bay Area, from her home state of Texas. She provides support to the Vice President, Just Societies. Prior to joining the Foundation, Shaphan held roles with mission-driven organizations and firms in the legal field. At a … Continued

Department: Just Societies

Marissa Guerrero is a Civil Society and Leadership program officer at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation. In this role, she oversees grantmaking focused on equipping leaders and organizations to achieve their individual and collective goals. She also leads her team’s learning and evaluation work, which is rooted in a commitment to listening to partners … Continued

Department: Just Societies

Temple Cooley is a program officer for the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, serving as a grant-making and strategy lead for the Global Reproductive Health initiative and co-chair of a cross-foundation Gender Equity Learning Collaborative.   Temple joined the Foundation in 2017 and has over twenty years of experience in global health. As a long-time employee … Continued

Department: Just Societies

Elizabeth Arndorfer is the U.S. Reproductive Health director for the Packard Foundation. She leads the Foundation’s grantmaking focused on protecting and expanding contraceptive and abortion access across the U.S. Prior to joining the Foundation, Elizabeth worked as a consultant to non-profits and foundations working on reproductive health and rights, sexual and domestic violence prevention, and … Continued

Department: Just Societies

Jean K. Ries is a Civil Society and Leadership program officer at the Packard Foundation where she oversees the Foundation’s work in strengthening leaders, organizations, and movements and promoting thriving civic spaces. Prior to Jean’s time at the Packard Foundation, she spent over 20 years working in the nonprofit and philanthropic sector as a strategy … Continued

Department: Just Societies

Lana Dakan is the Foundation’s Global Reproductive Health director, working to expand equitable access to quality reproductive health care, especially for women and youth. Lana joined the Foundation in 2006 and has over 25 years of experience working on reproductive health and rights in the U.S. and globally. She has designed and executed strategic grantmaking … Continued