Helena Choi has been dedicated to ensuring that philanthropy can help improve access to health services and economic opportunities for women and other socially marginalized groups for more than 12 years.  From 2009 to 2017, Helena Choi served as a Program Officer in the Global Development and Population Program at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.  Prior to that, Helena was a Program Officer at the Open Society Foundation. 


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The Hewlett Foundation Program Officer Term Limits

Posted on October 12, 2017 by Helena Choi

The Hewlett Foundation is pretty unique among foundations to set term limits for program staff. Many worry this system creates uncertainty for grantees or loss of institutional knowledge. But I’m convinced that term limits are absolutely great for everyone involved: the person leaving, the foundation, the grantees, and the broader field… Read More

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