Katrin Wilde, Executive Director of the Channel Foundation, guides its grantmaking, advocacy, and collaboration in order to support and promote leadership in women’s human rights around the globe. She serves on the Board of EDGE Funders Alliance and the Philanthropy Committee of the Global Fund for Women. She is a Co-founder of the Pacific Northwest Global Donors Conference, and has served on the Grantmaking Committees of the Women’s Funding Alliance and Social Justice Fund Northwest. She has done research for UNDP Nepal, the Women’s Rights Division of Human Rights Watch, and the International Rescue Committee. Previously, she worked as a journalist in Thailand. She received her master’s degree in International Affairs from Columbia University and her bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University.