Alexis Martin, PhD (She/Her)Director of Grants Management
Alexis Martin, PhD is the Director of Grants Management, where she is responsible for operations to fund organizations that advance the Kapor Foundation mission. This includes nonprofit grantmaking, strategic program-related investments, research grants, and staff philanthropic giving, as well as fiscal sponsorships and incoming grants management. Previously, Alexis was on the research team, where she conducted and funded research examining issues of access and opportunity in the tech pipeline. Alexis received her Ph.D. and M.A. in Education (Social and Cultural Studies program) at U.C. Berkeley and her B.A. in Interdisciplinary Social Sciences from the University of Redlands. Prior to her work with the Kapor Center, Alexis taught future educators at U.C. Berkeley & Sonoma State University and worked with teachers in professional development inquiry groups examining equity in their classrooms. She has also taught high school social studies and done outreach with students who were the first in their families to attend college. Alexis enjoys salsa dancing, cooking, live music, Bay Area adventures, and her energetic toddler daughter.