Leah Tarlen joined SRA as its first Grants Manager in 2012. Leah brings over 14 years of experience in fundraising. Prior positions include Institutional Gifts Manager at the Contemporary Jewish Museum, Interim Development Director and Institutional Gifts Manager at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, and Development Director at the Museum of Craft and Folk Art. She also has experience in arts education, having worked as a Curator of Education at the Museum of Art and History in Santa Cruz and as an Education Program Coordinator at the Randall Children’s Museum of San Francisco. Leah earned a B.A. in History and Spanish and an M.A. in Museum Studies from San Francisco State University. When not raising critical support for SRA, Leah can be found volunteering at her children’s school, taking yoga classes, and cooking.