Roxanne Alvarez joined the Biller Family Foundation in June 2017 as a Senior Program Officer based in Seattle. Ms. Alvarez brings close to twenty years of diverse experience in the nonprofit sector. Her career background includes direct social service provision, grant making and fiscal management, program development, social research, and teaching and training in different settings such as community grassroots organizations, charitable foundations, and universities.
Prior to arriving in Seattle from Washington, D.C., Ms. Alvarez worked at Accion International, a global nonprofit focused on microfinance and impact investing and at the United Nations Foundation, where she managed grant making, contracting, and operational budgets for programs specializing in gender empowerment. Ms. Alvarez holds an M.A. in economics from George Mason University, an M.S.W. from the University of Chicago, and a B.A. in psychology from American University.