As vice president of Social Innovation at the Case Foundation, Kari Dunn Saratovsky brings with her more than a decade of experience in the government and nonprofit sectors. As a member of the senior leadership team, Kari helps set the programmatic direction of the Foundation and manages cross-sector partnerships that help strengthen civic engagement and volunteerism, promote participatory philanthropy and leverage technology to accelerate new approaches to giving and philanthropy. She also serves as publisher of the Foundation’s blog, Social Citizens.
Prior to joining the Case Foundation, Ms. Saratovsky served as executive director of the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation, a presidential commission to support and expand volunteer service throughout the country and around the world.
Previously, she was White House liaison and advisor to the CEO, at the Corporation for National and Community Service, the parent agency of the AmeriCorps program and other national service initiatives. Ms. Saratovsky first began addressing national policy issues as a legislative assistant on Capitol Hill and received her BA in political science and public policy at Indiana University.
In addition to writing and speaking on the Foundation’s areas of expertise, Ms. Saratovsky is an avid volunteer and currently serves on the boards of Mobilize.org and Repair the World.