Seda moved from Armenia to the United States in 2016, with her husband and two kids, to complete her Master’s in Philanthropic Studies from the IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. As Water for Good’s Director of Private Philanthropy, she believes in the success of a good fundraising management program and, since 2018, is implementing the best fundraising practices into the Water for Good system.
Prior to Water for Good, Seda worked with St. Vincent Foundation and managed the development and foundation work for four hospitals in southern Indiana. Additionally, Seda worked with Habitat for Humanity Armenia for more than 10 years and managed the development, communications, and volunteer programs.
Seda also holds Master’s and Bachelor’s degrees on Social Work from the Yerevan State University.