Katrina Sun Breese is the Senior Director of Institutional Advancement at the American Association of University Women (AAUW), one of the nation’s leading voices promoting equity and education for women and girls and empowering them to reach their highest potential. She is responsible for developing and implementing strategy for and managing all aspects of AAUW’s philanthropic and dues revenue-generating programs.
Katrina has cultivated over 15 years of experience in nonprofit fundraising, specializing in the Education and Healthcare industries. Prior to joining AAUW, Katrina was the Vice President of Development and External Affairs at APIA Scholars, the nation’s largest organization dedicated to supporting APIA (Asian and Pacific Islander Americans) student access to and success in higher education. In addition to her work at APIA Scholars, she has held leadership roles in development at PDK International, the Inova Health Foundation and The George Washington University Medical Center. An avid traveler, Katrina grew up living all over the world and across the US including South Korea, Pakistan, Bolivia, Texas, Mississippi, California, Connecticut, DC and Virginia. She and her husband Adam currently reside in Northern Virginia and are proud parents of their two children.