Catalina Talero serves as the Foundation Director of Tikkun Olam Women’s Foundation. Prior to this, she served as the Director of Individual Giving at the Fund for Global Human Rights, an international team that is informed by feminist principles in every aspect of its work. She has owned her own company, Envaluate, since 2011. She has worked as a programmatic and strategic development consultant for organizations such as: Search for Common Ground, International Center for Alcohol Policy, and George Washington University. Her experience in senior-level nonprofit service had previously been gained at organizations such as Global Kids, One World Youth Project, and Asian American LEAD. Born to Colombian parents shortly after they arrived in the U.S., Catalina is fluent in Spanish, conversant in French, and her substantive expertise is in civic education. Prior to specializing in philanthropy, Catalina was a program officer for the U.S. Department of Education. She received an honors bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Toronto and a master’s degree in human and organizational development from George Washington University. During her time at GW, she received a Fulbright fellowship for research focusing on civic engagement and peace education among youth in Colombia while affiliated with Universidad de Los Andes in Bogotá.

Leadership Board – 2020-2021

Position/Committee Chair Name
Foundation Chair Liza Levy
Secretary Marla Schulman
Treasurer Andrea Feltzer Marmon
Grants Committee Co-Chair Robin Hettleman Weinberg
Grants Committee Co-Chair Mickie Simon
Education Committee Co-Chair Jill Herscot
Education Committee Co-Chair Karen Simon
Emerging Issues Committee Chair Michelle Engelmann
Membership/Development Committee Chair Liza Levy
Membership/Development Committee Co-Chair Kerry Iris
Leadership Development Committee Chair Lisa Benjamin
Governance Committee Chair Meryl Rosenberg
Trustee-at-Large Susan Chertkof
Trustee-at-Large Rachel Roscow
Immediate Past Chair Lori Wise
Co-Founder Robin Hettleman Weinberg
Co-Founder Liza Levy