Vivian Chang

Vice President of Community Investment and Partnership

          Vivian is nationally recognized for her work focused on the intersections of social justice, civic engagement and organizational development. Prior to her role as Vice President of Community Investments & Partnerships, she was a nonprofit and philanthropic consultant, partnering with community organizations to build the strategic focus, alignment and capacity needed to advance social change in the world. Her work draws on this experience, as well as her leadership role as executive director of the Asian Pacific Environmental Network and as the Director of State / Local Initiatives at Green for All. Vivian holds a Masters Degree in Urban Planning from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) with a concentration in regional economic and community development. In 2009, the Mayor of Oakland awarded Vivian Oakland’s Women of Greatness Award. In 2011, Vivian was profiled in Dorka Keen’s book Eco-Amazons: 20 Women Who are Transforming the World. She is the second daughter of Asian immigrants and is guided by a passion for justice.