Susan Wefald has been a social justice activist and funder for more than thirty years, consistently working at the intersection of race, class, and gender to help build the capacity of organizations and movements to affect change. She is the Vice President of Programs at the Ms. Foundation for Women. Previously, Wefald served as the executive director of the Discount Foundation, a small foundation that supported worker organizing aimed at making economic opportunity a reality for all; it spent down its endowment and closed its doors in 2015. Before leading the Discount Foundation, Wefald was the executive vice president & COO of the Ms. Foundation for Women, and held other positions there, including vice president of programs. Wefald was also the staff director and lead organizer of the Naugatuck Valley Project in Waterbury, CT and the assistant director of the Urban Homesteading Assistance Board in New York City. In addition to PRA’s, Wefald serves on the boards of the Labor Institute, the Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice, and the Highlander Research and Education Center.