Masha V. Chernyak is a strategic visionary, marketing expert, and experienced advocate for the immigrant community. An immigrant herself, Masha served in the Peace Corps in rural Guatemala, worked as a community organizer on Chicago’s South Side, and is now building Latino philanthropy in California. In her current position as VP of Programs and Policy at the Latino Community Foundation, Masha manages the organization’s investment portfolio, elevates the LCF brand, and helps lead the organization's change-making strategy. She was instrumental in launching the California Latino Agenda, a campaign to connect diverse Latino leaders to shape and amplify a unified agenda for change. Masha is trilingual, loves photography, and has a Master’s in Public Affairs and Politics from the University of San Francisco.