Surina Khan is CEO Emeritus and Strategic Advisor for Women’s Foundation California (WFC). Her tenure at WFC began in 2004 when she served as a volunteer for WFC’s Grants Review Committee. Shortly after, she joined the organization in a full-time position and went on to become CEO in 2014, refocusing the organization’s mission, doubling the budget, and expanding its grantmaking and training programs. After nine years as CEO, Surina stepped down in 2023 and continues to serve in an advisory capacity. Surina has served the social justice and philanthropic sector in a variety of ways including previous positions at the Ford Foundation, OutRight International, and Political Research Associates. She serves on several Boards, including Funders for Reproductive Equity, Voices for Progress, and the American LGBTQ+ Museum. Her previous Board service has included CalNonprofits, Funders for LGBTQ Issues, Alliance for Justice, La Cocina, and the Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice. She is a recognized expert on gender, racial, and economic justice issues and is a frequent commentator on the power of women’s philanthropy.