Fautimah El-Mehrik


Program Associate

Fautimah supports the grants team as they work to engage with and learn from communities across the state and deliver on the foundation’s grantmaking strategies. She also provides executive-level administrative and project support to the vice president of programs.

Fautimah earned a BA in sociology with a minor in diversity studies from the University of Washington, where she graduated in 2019. In addition to her studies, Fautimah’s experiences as a biracial woman have led her on a path to equity and social justice work. In her free time, Fautimah loves taking film pictures of her family and friends, listening to music and, most importantly, spending time with her cat Pierre.