FOCUS AREAS: Arts & Culture, Education, Health and Human Services
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PROFILE: Kristina L. Wahl became the Barra Foundation’s president in January 2013 after three years working a Barra senior program officer. Previously, she was a program officer at the Pew Charitable Trusts. Her Barra Foundation profile shares:
Kristina L. Wahl joined The Barra Foundation as a Program Officer in 2010 and became President in 2013. Prior to joining Barra, she worked at the Pew Charitable Trusts as a Senior Associate and then as a Program Officer. She also served as Managing Director of Marketing and Development at the Transitional Work Corporation, which at one time was the largest urban transitional jobs program in the country. After graduating from La Salle University, Kristina joined the Vincentian Service Corps and served as a volunteer at Covenant House in New York City. She holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. She has served on the Board of Trustees at La Salle University, Gwynedd Mercy Academy High School and La Salle Academy, an elementary school for at-risk youth located in North Philadelphia. She currently serves on the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Campaign Cabinet and is a member of Villanova University’s Department of Public Administration Advisory Board. Kristina grew up in Ambler, PA and feels a strong allegiance to the Greater Philadelphia region.