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Category: Foundation News

From the Board Chair: Introducing Our New President and CEO

Dear Friends and Colleagues, I’m excited to announce that, after a national search, we have found and selected our next President and CEO, Sushma Raman – who will formally join us in February!

Heising-Simons Foundation Names Sushma Raman Next President and CEO

— Official News Release — LOS ALTOS, CA—  The Heising-Simons Foundation named Sushma Raman its new President and CEO today. Ms. Raman is an interdisciplinary and experienced philanthropic leader, currently the Executive Director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy. She brings over two decades of experience launching, scaling, and leading social justice and …

Board Chair Liz Simons Delivers Remarks on Women, Girls, and Mass Incarceration

Liz Simons, Chair of the Board of the Heising-Simons Foundation, delivered a slightly revised version of the following remarks at the Giving Pledge Virtual Learning Session “Shifting Power: Breaking Down Structural Barriers for Women”. The event was held on November 30, 2022.