As Program Officer, Rhiannon Rossi is responsible for implementing and strengthening the Foundation’s grantmaking and partnerships between WFC’s donor advised funds and the Foundation. She brings a wealth of experience in gender justice philanthropy. Prior to joining the Foundation, Rhiannon served as the Philanthropic Education Officer at Chicago Foundation for Women where she oversaw the Foundation’s leadership and philanthropic development programming. While at Chicago Foundation for Women, Rhiannon managed the establishment of the Foundation’s first giving circle, which exceeded membership and grantmaking goals in its first year. She also created and enhanced programs to build community among the various organizational stakeholders. Before Chicago Foundation for Women, Rhiannon gained experience working with a number of diverse nonprofit organizations as a development professional. Rhiannon received her BA from Indiana University-Bloomington. During her time there she began to cultivate her excitement for philanthropy. Rhiannon is passionate about women’s issues and volunteers as an advocate for survivors of sexual assault and is a member of Spark San Francisco.