Emily Parker is the Executive Director of the Butterfly Equity Foundation. Ms. Parker is responsible for the overall administration of the Foundation, including identifying and vetting potential grantee partners, proposal evaluation, fundraising, and impact strategy and analysis.
She has over 10 years of non-profit experience, with a focus on fundraising, budget planning, grantmaking, and operations. Prior to joining the Foundation, Ms. Parker was the Director of Development for Food Forward, helping to scale its Southern California hunger relief and food recovery efforts through growing annual funds raised by over 400% during her tenure. Previously Ms. Parker worked in grants management and operations at Fundamental Inc., a Los Angeles-based philanthropic advising firm.
Ms. Parker also serves on the board of directors of The Road Theatre. Ms. Parker graduated from New York University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre.