Claudia Leung (she/they) is a queer, disabled, mixed-race second-generation Chinese American born and raised in the Bay Area. Throughout her career, Claudia has consistently focused on centering marginalized communities to effect intersectional cultural and social change. Previously, Claudia has served as a grantmaker with Just Beginnings Collaborative, supporting the survivor-led movement to end child sexual abuse, and with the San Francisco Arts Commission’s nationally-recognized cultural equity funding program. She’s participated in mentorship programs, leadership cohorts, and conference committees with philanthropic-serving organizations including Asian American Practitioners in Philanthropy, Northern California Grantmakers, and Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy. Claudia’s career spans more than a decade in roles from communications to fundraising at organizations in the arts, education, and racial justice fields, including the Democracy at Work Institute, the TESA Collective, National Korean American Service & Education Consortium, California Humanities, the Oakland Museum of California, the Center for Asian American Media, the Korematsu Institute, and the Science Museum of Minnesota. She has been a member and communications point person with Asians 4 Black Lives since 2014 and began working with the Bay Area Transformative Justice Collective in 2018. She has an emerging artistic practice in printmaking, collage, and zines, and holds a Bachelor’s of Arts in Humanities, Media, and Cultural Studies from Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota.