Our Staff Team / About Gini
Director of Development
Gini Petersen comes to the Children’s Institute with a wealth of experience in nonprofit fundraising. She served as the Development Director for Adelante Mujeres, where she substantially grew corporate and individual giving by using a donor-centered approach with a focus on storytelling.
She also served as the Corporate & Community Partnership Manager for Community Action where she used these same strategies to build strong corporate support. Prior to her career in nonprofit fundraising, she practiced law for 16 years in a range of areas including criminal law, family law, and elder law. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Chicago and a law degree from the University of Washington.