Elisa Isaacson (she/her) is a writer and fundraiser with a deep commitment to supporting the
Bay Area arts and nonprofit ecosystem. She has worked for the San Francisco Art Institute, the
UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, the Luggage Store, and range of other local
arts and education organizations and is currently the Director of Corporate & Foundation
Relations at the University of San Francisco. Elisa has taught writing at the middle, high school
and college levels and has served on the Board of the School of Theatre at the Oakland School
for the Arts. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature from the University of Michigan
and a Master’s in Creative Writing from New York University.