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Roxanne

Christian

Chief Advancement Officer

Roxanne oversees organizational advancement efforts for the Alliance for Education ensuring progress in various avenues related to the Alliance’s strategic plan; including development, stakeholder engagement, constituent relations, and some strategic communication.

Roxanne has a passion for philanthropy and education. Prior to joining the Alliance for Education, Roxanne spent almost 15 years at the University of Washington as an integral member of several fundraising teams, where she designed and implemented programs to help departments and executive leaders engage and cultivate principal relationships, maximize resources, and promote best practices to foster effective and meaningful constituent interactions.

In addition to her extensive experience in development, Roxanne also brings a deep understanding of advancing organizations, while prioritizing diversity, equity, and inclusion. She has helped organizations and stakeholders understand the importance of utilizing their collective capabilities more deeply; to have a greater, more transformative outcome for those with the most barriers and least resources.

Roxanne received a BA in Sociology and a Masters in Education Policy, Organizations and Leadership with a focus on private funding of public education from the University of Washington.

In her spare time, Roxanne enjoys traveling and trying new restaurants.