Carolyn Prasad first joined the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation as the Northern California Burn Survivor and Prevention Regional Manager in 2008. For 5 years Carolyn worked as the AARBF liaison to Bay Area Hospitals, safety coalitions, SF Fire Department and SF Unified School District. She served the community through program management of the San Francisco FISE program, regional events, and hospital support and outreach.
After leaving AARBF, Carolyn worked as a grant writer for St. Anthony Medical Clinic in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood. At St. Anthony’s, Carolyn worked to fund clinic care for poor and undocumented families through foundation and corporate gifts, volunteer education, and community events. She has also served on numerous boards and committees to secure new corporate sponsorships, and to provide finance and fundraising oversight. Carolyn currently works as the Corporate Partnership Officer at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco.
She lives near Golden Gate Park in San Francisco with her husband Pankaj and two young children Keshav and Revathy.