Jennifer Pae Announced As New Executive Director

The Arca Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Pae as its new Executive Director. Jenn will begin on September 6, 2023 with a smooth transition with the outgoing Executive Director Anna Lefer Kuhn through the end of the year. “Jenn leads with integrity, humility, and an unwavering commitment to justice -- I have no doubt that Arca will thrive with Jenn at the helm,” said Kuhn.

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A Word From Pae

“I am honored and humbled to have the opportunity to work alongside a talented team and collaborate with the board of directors to drive meaningful change. This is an exciting and an incredibly important time to work closely with partners in philanthropy and organizations that are making concrete changes in people’s lives.”

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