Katrin Wilde, is the Executive Director of the Channel Foundation, where she guides its grantmaking, advocacy, and collaboration in order to support and promote leadership in women’s human rights around the globe. She co-founded the Northwest Global Donors Exchange (NW-GDX), and serves on the Advisory Board of the Center for Human Rights at the University of Washington, and the Philanthropy Council of the Global Fund for Women. Previously, she was a member of the Board of Directors for Engaged Donors for Global Equity (EDGE) Funders Alliance and Grantmakers without Borders. In Seattle, she served on the Grantmaking Committees of the Women’s Funding Alliance and Social Justice Fund Northwest and co-founded the local Steering Committee of Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (EPIP). She has done research for UNDP Nepal, the Women’s Rights Division of Human Rights Watch, and the International Rescue Committee. She received her master’s degree in International Affairs from Columbia University.