Randi Fisher, Founder

    Randi Fisher is a philanthropist and social entrepreneur focused on the nexus of environment, health, and sustainability. She is co-founder and trustee of the Pisces Foundation in San Francisco. The Foundation’s vision, “people and nature thriving together,” reflects Randi’s belief that awareness of the interconnectedness between people and nature is critical to our collective future. Randi is involved in the full range of the foundation’s work with emphasis on its environmental literacy program, which seeks to prepare the next generation to make sound, sustainable decisions about health and the environment.

    In addition to her work at the foundation, Randi serves in leadership positions at a range of nonprofit organizations focused on environmental stewardship and human well being. Currently, she is a trustee of the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, where she helped found the Institute at the Golden Gate; a founding board member of Education Outside, a San Francisco nonprofit committed to advancing science outdoors; and a co-founder and advisory council member of Ten Strands, which connects education, environment, and community in California. Previously, Randi played a central role in founding Blue Sky Funders Forum, designed to build the environmental education field; provided critical early support to ChangeScale, a collaborative of leading Bay Area science and education organizations; and served as a trustee of the California Academy of Sciences, where the Foundation’s support is catalyzing a global environmental literacy initiative. Earlier in her career, Randi played a key role in developing the Bay Area Discovery Museum, a children’s museum providing arts, technology, and environmental education programs, and encouraged youth development through her involvement with Summer Search and Breakthrough Collaborative. Randi graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder in 1979 with a Bachelor of Art degree in Fine Arts and Psychology. In 1985, she received a Masters’ degree in Arts Administration from New York University.