CEO, the Stupski Foundation
Glen Galaich joined the Stupski Foundation as CEO in 2015. His professional mission is to support equity, justice & dignity to combat systemic racism, to reduce practices of donor control at institutional foundations that lead to resource deprivation to organizations working with BIPOC communities, and to better serve others. As CEO of the Stupski Foundation, he is invested in making significant strides in food security, economic empowerment & palliative care for individuals & families in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Galaich has worked for over two decades in partnership with philanthropists, policy makers & community leaders to amplify their impact on disadvantaged communities. With a rich background in both human rights & philanthropy management, he has a history of building relationships based on his honest outlook & ability to cut through the noise, outlining steps necessary to effect lasting change.
Galaich previously served as CEO of The Philanthropy Workshop, whose mission was to educate, inspire, and activate a peer network of effective, engaged, and innovative philanthropists. His career in strategic philanthropy started with the founding team of the Global Philanthropy Forum, where he was responsible for launching the first and second Conferences on Borderless Giving. He also served at Human Rights Watch as the deputy director of development for North America, where he had strategic oversight of the Human Rights Watch Council, a network of supporters and opinion leaders committed to raising money for, and awareness of, human rights in five major cities.
Galaich has written and published on the role of ethnicity in the formation of political parties and human rights and in the use of political violence and repression in sub-Saharan Africa. Galaich holds a doctorate of philosophy and a master’s from the University of Colorado at Boulder in political science, and a bachelor of arts in political science from the University of California at San Diego. He currently serves on the boards of Article3.org, Northern California Grantmakers, and The Philanthropy Workshop.