MPH Alum is the New Director of Programs

Shalini_Iyer_croppedWe are so pleased to share the accomplishment of MPH Alum Shalini Iyer as she assumes her new position as Metta Fund’s Director of Programs.

As Director of Programs, Ms. Iyer will manage all aspects of the Foundation’s grantmaking program, which will total $3,000,000 in 2014. In addition, she will oversee Metta Fund’s community collaborations and partnerships. She will play a key role in achieving the Foundation’s mission of creating a healthier San Francisco. Ms. Iyer has recently been elected to sit on the SFHIP Steering Committee representing the Philanthropic Community seat.

A passionate advocate for low-income communities and communities of color, Ms. Iyer most recently worked for the San Francisco Foundation, beginning her tenure as Multi-Cultural Fellow and moving into Community Health program grants. A native of Philadelphia, she has worked for the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, and the New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

Congratulations, Shilini!


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