Director, Donor Engagement
As Director of Donor Engagement, Joyce overseas a team that collaborates with and supports philanthropists in addressing our communities’ most pressing needs.
Prior to joining SVCF, Joyce served as Director of the Immigration Program and Deputy Director at Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto, a legal services agency serving low-income communities in the San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. Prior to that, she was a U.S. Corporate Associate at Linklaters LLP in London, while serving as a pro bono advisor to the International Human Rights Clinic at the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London. Joyce also spent time working in the Middle East, supporting local women’s human rights nonprofit organizations. She served in development and advocacy roles and co-led a collaborative report on the Convention of the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), which was presented to the United Nations CEDAW Committee in New York.
Joyce received her BA in Anthropology from Columbia University, her MA in International Studies and Diplomacy from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London, and her JD cum laude from Rutgers School of Law.