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Executive Director, Elma Philanthropies



Robyn Calder is Executive Director of The ELMA Foundation, and board member of The ELMA Philanthropies Services (U.S.) Inc., the services arm of The ELMA Group of Foundations. The ELMA Group of Foundations invests in: healthcare and education for children in Africa; relief for communities across the world affected by humanitarian crises; the growth of social enterprises in Africa; and youth development through music in the United States.

Robyn is a member of the Royal Bank of Canada Philanthropy Advisory Council, Last Mile Health’s Advisory Council, and the board of The END Fund, which focuses on ending neglected tropical diseases.

Robyn has an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, a MSc in Political Sociology from the London School of Economics, and a BA in Development Studies from UC Berkeley.