Renee Saedi [she/her/hers] is the Director, Experiential Philanthropy at Global Fund for Women.
With over a decade at Global Fund for Women, Renee has grown through several roles on the Development team to co-create innovative opportunities for engaging donors in the movement for Feminist Philanthropy and connecting with activists and movements for justice. Renee is a passionate supporter of gender justice, with family origins in the Middle East. She holds a B.A. in International Studies, with a concentration in women’s issues in the Middle East/North Africa, from UC San Diego. After graduating, Renee traveled to Muscat, Oman with the U.S. State Department’s Critical Language Scholarship program to study Arabic language and culture. When not working, Renee can be found playing with her son, baking, and planning her next family travel adventure.