Trista Harris, president of the Minnesota Council on Foundations, has been named to the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s list of “40 under 40.”
The publication said she “is a rock star working across generations and across diverse communities to shape the future of philanthropy.”
Harris, 38, has been with MCF since 2013. She is a 2015 Bush Fellow and serves on the board of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP), on the Humphrey School of Public Affairs advisory committee and is a member of the Minnesota Women’s Economic Roundtable.
The Chronicle story said: “Under Trista’s leadership, the council has expanded its public-policy efforts, both in support of individual member capacity and in strengthening our collective voice on issues that foster a more prosperous, inclusive, and equitable state.”
And Brad Kruse, MCF board chair, said: “Trista is a dynamic, entrepreneurial and inclusive leader, and we are thrilled to have her recognized for the hard work she has done to represent and move philanthropy forward in Minnesota and beyond.”