The Spinsters of San Francisco (SOSF) is a social and philanthropic organization of young professional unmarried women unique to the San Francisco Bay Area.

Since 1929, SOSF has created a strong network of women who make a positive impact in the community through volunteering and fundraising events.

August 2018 to present

  • 2020-2021 Membership Selection Committee Co-Chair: Along with another Co-Chair and our Recruitment Director, I help oversee the recruitment and application process and the Membership Selection Committee consisted of 5+ members. I also help plan our recruitment events and promote Spinsters in a positive way to help bring in and retain Prospective New Members.
  • 2019-2020 Membership Selection Committee Member: I helped coordinate in-person (pre-COVID) and virtual recruitment events for prospective new members and active members and took part in the overall recruitment and selection process.
  • 2019-2020 Fleet or Flight Co-Chair: I helped plan our annual Fleet Week fundraiser for our nonprofit partner La Cocina, marketing the event, obtaining sponsorships, and organizing day-of logistics. The event raised over $5000 for La Cocina.
  • 2018-2019 Volunteer Outreach Committee Member: I helped coordinate volunteer events for active members.

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Spark’s mission was to advance gender equality by engaging the next generation in accessible forms of philanthropy. We did this primarily through our participatory grantmaking model.

January 2018 to September 2019

  • 2018-2019 Spark Champion: I participated in a seasonal program to learn more about fundraising and pledged to raise $1000 for Spark. I accomplished this through organizing a dance class fundraiser and selling tickets for the 2018 Black and Pink Ball.
  • 2018 Cocktails for a Cause (SF) Host: I raised $350 to host Spark’s spring event.
  • Grantee Advocate: I presented on Fearless Collective at an Investment Committee meeting, which the committee voted on to receive a Spark grant.