Ruth McFarlane – Ms. Foundation For Women Ruth McFarlane – Ms. Foundation For Women

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Ruth McFarlane

Deputy CEO

Ruth McFarlane is the Deputy CEO at the Ms. Foundation for Women, where she oversees the finance, operations, advancement (development & communications) departments and works collaboratively with the CEO, Chief of Programs and departmental leaders to guide strategic direction, extend the Foundation’s impact, and improve financial sustainability, operational integrity, and overall security. Ruth previously served as the Director of Development & Community Engagement at the National Center for Lesbian Rights and the Director of Programs at the San Francisco LGBT Community Center. Prior to working in the nonprofit sector, Ruth practiced as an international tax and corporate transactions attorney at Linklaters LLP and Norton Rose Fulbright.

Ruth holds a JD from Cornell Law School and an MSW from University of California Berkeley. She has served on the boards of several nonprofit organizations, including Health Access Foundation, the National Center for Lesbian Rights, Homeownership SF, and City of Refuge United Church of Christ Oakland.

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