About Dr. Carmen
Dr. Carmen Rojas (she/her) is the president and CEO of the Marguerite Casey Foundation. Prior to joining Marguerite Casey Foundation, Dr. Carmen Rojas was the co-founder and former CEO of The Workers Lab, an innovation lab that invests in entrepreneurs, community organizers, and government leaders to create replicable and revenue-generating solutions that improve conditions for low-wage workers. For more than 20 years, Carmen has worked with foundations, financial institutions, and nonprofits to improve the lives of working people across the United States. Carmen currently sits on the boards of the General Service Foundation, Certification Associates, Blue Ridge Labs, Beyond12, Children’s Defense Fund, San Francisco Federal Reserve’s Community Advisory Council, and the AstraZeneca US Health Equity Advisory Council. Carmen holds a Ph.D. in City and Regional Planning from the University of California, Berkeley and was a Fulbright Scholar in 2007.