Myra Chow

Senior Director, Nurturing Equity Movements

Myra Chow

Myra Chow is Director of Nurturing Equity Movements at The San Francisco Foundation. A seasoned grantmaker and philanthropic consultant with over 25 years of experience, Myra brings to the Foundation a broad range of community health expertise, from managing substance abuse prevention programs for low income youth to developing grantmaking initiatives to educate at-risk populations about HIV/AIDS. She also currently serves on the UCSF University Community Partnerships Council. Before joining The San Francisco Foundation, she held numerous leadership roles at the Gap Foundation, Levi Strauss Foundation, Community Youth Center (formerly Chinatown Youth Center), the U.S. Peace Corps, and served as an independent consultant for a variety of foundations and nonprofits. Myra holds a Bachelor’s in Human Development and Family Studies from Cornell University and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Yale University.