Our Staff Team / About Gini
Director of Development
Gini Petersen comes to the Children’s Institute with a wealth of experience in non-profit 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 most recently 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 non-profit 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.