Our Team
Tal Gilad
Senior Vice President of Development
Tal Gilad has over 20 years of professional experience in nonprofit fundraising and communications. She has a deep passion for educational equity and access. Tal’s focus on education started at the Fulfillment Fund, a Los Angeles-based college access and mentoring organization, followed by roles as Executive Director of Peace First Los Angeles (a national organization dedicated to cultivating the next generation of social leaders.) For several years Tal was the Leadership Gifts Officer at Teach For America. She most recently was Chief Development Officer at Thrive Scholars, supporting first-generation students in accessing top colleges and corporate careers.

Tal attended UCLA to study Communications and worked for four years in the media industry. She earned a master’s degree in Educational Media at Harvard University.