Surina Khan

Surina Khan is CEO of the Women’s Foundation of California where she leads the foundation’s work to advance gender, racial, and economic justice. The Foundation’s program strategy is focused on building community-based power through investing in nonprofit organizations, training community leaders in policy advocacy, connecting key partners, and mobilizing significant financial resources. Surina is a recognized expert on gender, racial, and economic justice issues and is a frequent commentator on the power of women’s philanthropy. She has served the social justice and philanthropic sector in a variety of ways including previous positions at the Ford Foundation, OutRight Action International, and Political Research Associates. Surina is Co-chair of the Board of Funders for Reproductive Equity and serves on several other boards including Voices for Progress, La Cocina, CalNonprofits, the American LGBTQ Museum, and the Closing the Women’s Wealth Gap Initiative.