Elizabeth Krause

Elizabeth Myung Sook Krause

Board Member

Elizabeth Myung Sook Krause has been honored to serve others through a career in philanthropy. She is currently the Director of Programs at Perigee Fund, a new national philanthropic organization focused on the mental health of the youngest children and caregivers affected by trauma, poverty, and racism. Previously, she led grantmaking portfolios focused on maternal and reproductive health, park equity, health insurance coverage, adult dental access, and healthy food access at St. David’s Foundation in Central Texas. Prior to that, Krause led policy and communications focused on health equity at the Connecticut Health Foundation. She started her career with the Public Health Prevention Service of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She was a member of the inaugural class of GIH’s Terrance Keenan Institute for Emerging Leaders in Health Philanthropy. Krause holds an AB in psychology from Smith College and an ScM in social and behavioral sciences from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She is based in Seattle where her most cherished role is mother.