Ashley Rodwick, Koret Foundation

TITLE: Program Officer

FOCUS AREAS: Bay Area, elderly, healthcare, at-risk youth, mental health

CONTACT: (415) 882-7740; arodwick@koret.org

PROFILE: Ashley Rodwick was hired as a Koret Foundation program officer in September 2013 after working for the foundation in communications and evaluation since 2010. Her prior experience includes Code for America, the City and County of San Francisco Department of Children, Youth, and Families, and Meals on Wheels.

As a member of the Full Circle Fund, this traveler, runner, and philanthropist shared a few details about her personal life and ambitions in 2013. Rodwick’s bio on the Koret Foundation website shares:

Ashley Rodwick manages Koret’s programming and grants in the Bay Area Anchor Institutions grantmaking area and manages communications for Koret.

A Bay Area resident for the past 17 years, she has extensive social sector experience that includes work with government agencies, community-based organizations, and philanthropy. Her past work includes grant writing, event planning, grantmaking, and communications management for a number of causes, including care for the elderly and disabled, technology and transparency in government, programs to address childhood obesity, healthcare for the homeless, and mental health access for at-risk youth. Before joining Koret, Ashley managed events and communications for Meals on Wheels of San Francisco.

Ashley serves on the board of directors of Huckleberry Youth Programs, a nonprofit that promotes health and empowerment in young people. She also serves as Co-Chair of the Global Economic Opportunity Circle at Full Circle Fund, which supports innovative nonprofits through engaged philanthropy.

An avid runner, Ashley serves as chair of the Pamakid Runners Charity Committee, which provides grants to local organizations that promote community health and fitness. She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Stanford University and holds an M.S.W. degree in social welfare from UC Berkeley with a concentration in nonprofit management and planning.