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Donna Haghighat
Donna Haghighat is the Chief Executive Officer of the Women’s Fund of Western Massachusetts. Donna came to the Women’s Fund with over 12 years of experience developing programs and building advocacy programs. Under her leadership, the Women’s Fund has successfully launched The Young Women’s Initiative for girls and young women of color in Springfield, MA, focused on gender and racial equity, and moved from direct programming to partnerships and community investing. This has allowed the Women’s Fund to focus on advocacy, research and fundraising. Prior to joining the Women’s Fund, Haghighat was Principal at Collabyrinth Collective, LLC. Previous roles have included Executive Director of the Aurora Women & Girl’s Foundation, and Chief Engagement and Advocacy Officer for YWCA Hartford Region.

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