Oakland Promise Welcomes Stephanie Isaacson to Board of Directors

Pete Haviland-Eduah June 14, 2024


June, 2024– Oakland Promise is thrilled to announce that Stephanie Isaacson, PG&E’s Senior Director of Community Relations and Executive Director of The PG&E Corporation Foundation, has joined the Oakland Promise Board. Stephanie brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record in community relations and charitable investments, making her an invaluable addition to the Oakland Promise family.

During her nearly seven years in her role at PG&E, Stephanie has spearheaded the development and execution of the company’s charitable investment strategies, contributing more than $150 million to hundreds of non-profit organizations, agencies, tribal governments, and schools. Her commitment to community empowerment and education is in strong alignment with the mission and values of Oakland Promise.

Stephanie’s educational background includes a B.A. in Anthropology from UC Santa Barbara, studies in non-profit arts administration at San Francisco State University, and an advanced certificate in Conflict Resolution from UC Davis. She also serves on the board of the Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation and participates in several philanthropic industry executive committees.

Oakland Promise believes opportunity changes everything and the vision is for all young people in Oakland to have the education, opportunities, and sense of belonging necessary to lead prosperous lives in adulthood. Oakland Promise partners with students, their families, schools, and the community to build financial pathways that support their educational and career achievements. Our comprehensive programs offer financial guidance, mentorship, scholarships, and more, ensuring that every student can reach their full potential on their own terms.

Stephanie’s addition to the board comes at a crucial time as Oakland Promise strives to deepen engagement with the community and enhance support systems for Oakland’s young people. Her insights and leadership will be instrumental in driving the mission forward and achieving long-term positive impact.