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Person: Marcia Pade

Marcia Pade joined SV2 in 2011 and was elected to the Board in 2013. Marcia initially became involved with SV2 as Board Chair of East Palo Alto Tennis & Tutoring (EPATT), which was chosen as one recipient of the Out of School Time Grant Collaborative. With a long career both in the U.S. and abroad, … Continued

Person: Nancy Yu

Nancy Yu worked and consulted for semiconductor and software companies for decades. Nancy is pursuing her passion and places her energy into supporting her local community. She has been an active SV2 partner since 2007. Her interest areas are education, international development, and the environment. Nancy was a Grant Round Leader in the Education Grant … Continued

Person: Lucy Caldwell Donovan

Lucy Caldwell Donovan is a social entrepreneur and change maker focused on bringing evidenced based research into real-life application to help enrich the lives of children, families and communities. Lucy has been a partner at SV2 since 2009 and currently serves on the board of directors. She is also a lead partner working with the … Continued

Person: Usha Sekar

Usha Sekar currently serves as Lead Partner to Global Press Institute. She has worked as an IT executive and entrepreneur and is currently building an online education service. She and her husband Ramesh have two children who live in San Francisco. She enjoys books, theater, hikes, gatherings with friends and family, and supporting favorite causes.

Person: Rick Tinsley

Rick served as President and CEO of Silver Peak Systems for 9 years leading the company from early concept stage to profitability. Prior to Silver Peak, he co-founded Turnstone Systems, and as president and CEO, led the company through a highly-successful IPO. Rick was an “Entrepreneur in Residence” with VC firms Benchmark Capital and IVP. … Continued

Person: Mark Wilson

Mark’s career in finance and law included 7 years in Silicon Valley venture-backed computer companies and 22 years in venture capital. He holds a law degree from Stanford and an engineering degree from UC Berkeley. Mark was a co-leader for the Education grant rounds in 2014-15 and 2015-16, participated in two international grant rounds, and … Continued

Person: Nancy Heinen

Nancy Heinen is a member of SV2’s Board of Directors and previously served as Board Chair from 2012-2015. She currently serves as Lead Partner to Village Enterprise and co-led the 2016-17 Housing Lightning Grant Round. Nancy is an experienced corporate lawyer and senior executive in both small and multinational corporations. Most recently, Nancy was Senior Vice … Continued

Person: Lisa Guerra

Lisa Guerra is a co-lead for SV2’s Lightning Grant Rounds (2015-16 and 2016-17) and active in several of SV2’s other grant/investment rounds. Her philanthropic interests include the areas of education, the environment, and health. Lisa was previously an engineering executive and founding team member at several enterprise sw startups. She has a Ph.D. in Electrical … Continued

Person: Shalyn Eason

Shalyn works as consultant to philanthropists and nonprofits, providing strategic planning, organizational capacity assessment and financial analysis across a variety of sectors. Her previous work experience was in Program Finance at the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and as a strategy and operations consultant at Deloitte Consulting. At SV2, Shalyn co-led the design process and … Continued

Person: Paru Yusuf

Paru Desai Yusuf is a strategist and advisor to global non-profits and international organizations. In addition to SV2, she is a co-director of a partnership between GOAL! and Mathare Youth Sports Association to design a Girls’ Program focusing on education and empowerment of adolescent girls in the Mathare slums, Nairobi. and Board Member at Firelight … Continued