Director of Strategic Initiatives and Special Projects
Sachi Yoshii is the Director of Strategic Initiatives and Special Projects at the East Bay Community Foundation. She provides support to the strategic direction and implementation of the Foundation’s vision to advance a just East Bay.
Sachi started her career in philanthropy at The Atlantic Philanthropies working in a range of executive, program, and operations departments to provide oversight of global grant making activities, including the development of program strategies, financial and budget planning, and execution of technology initiatives and data trend analyses. She has also worked as a strategic consultant with leaders of foundations, non-profit organizations, and the public sector focused on development of community infrastructure in the Bay Area through public/private partnerships.
Sachi serves on the Board of Directors for Rubicon Programs and on the Advisory Board of the Asian Prisoners Support Committee. She is a native East Bay resident, currently living in Oakland. Sachi received a dual-degree MBA from Columbia Business School and London Business School and a Bachelors degree from the University of California, Santa Cruz.