Ruthie Moutafian, Milagro Foundation

TITLE:  Associate Director

FOCUS AREAS: Children & youth, education, health, arts


PROFILE: Ruthie Moutafian is the associate director of the Milagro Foundation, a publicly supported foundation established by Carlos Santana and his family in 1998. She has been in this position since June 2005 in San Rafael, California.

Her LinkedIn profile shares:

My current responsibilities include: managing grantees, maintaining partnerships, collective impact strategies, facilitating board meetings, updating foundation website, social media, composing electronic newsletter, event planning, office administration, site visits, and non-profit organization research.

Moutafian previously worked as a teacher at Reed Elementary School in Tuburon, Park Elementary School in Hayward, and Saint Gabriel’s School in Queens, New York. She attended St. Mary’s College of California for her B.A. and teaching credentials.

Her foundation bio shares:

Ruthie Moutafian is the Associate Director for the Milagro Foundation. She has been working with the organization since 2005. Before joining Milagro, Ruthie taught elementary school for 9 years in Queens, New York, Hayward, California and Tiburon, California. Ruthie’s work has been concentrated on growing collaborative partnerships that share like goals, on focusing on positive change and seeking organizations that are making a positive impact the lives of children.