Carla Eckhardt Taracena

Board Secretary

Carla Eckhardt Taracena is drawing on more than 30 years of experience in nonprofit and organizational management in various leadership roles from Chief Operating Officer in a US healthcare system to Country Director for International NGOs, Carla provides strategic and operational leadership to effectively guide organizations to fulfill their mission.  Carla hopes to help organizations and clinical practices reach larger audiences, contribute to positive social impact, support innovation, build strong teams, and create meaningful solutions to address the societal challenges of our time. Carla holds an MSc in global management from the Robert Kennedy College business school in Zurich and her BA from Yale University. She lives in Palo Alto with her children and her beloved mutt Olive.  While California will always be home, Carla is truly a global citizen at heart.

Term Expires: December 31, 2023