Director of Programs
The Eisner Foundation
Cathy Choi joined The Eisner Foundation as Director of Programs in January 2009. She oversees the planning, strategic development and distribution of $7 million in annual grants. Cathy has more than 17 years of diverse professional experience in philanthropy, nonprofit and public sectors, which includes serving as a Program Officer at the California Community Foundation and a deputy for U.S. Representative Xavier Becerra. Cathy is a co-chair of the Southern California Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy and volunteers on the Education Leadership Council for Southern California Public Radio. She received her Master’s in Public Administration from Syracuse University and a B.A. in Economics from University of California, Los Angeles.