Sarina Dayal (they/them)

Strategic Partnerships Officer

Sarina serves as Water Foundation’s Strategic Partnerships Officer, developing partnerships and resources for the foundation. Prior, Sarina synthesized philanthropic data into meaningful, actionable knowledge at Candid. They also co-founded the Participatory Grantmaking Community, a space working to reimagine philanthropic practice in a way that democratizes power. Sarina has also worked in landscape design and urban planning at the City of Anaheim, and has roots in community organizing in housing, land, and queer justice spaces. Sarina holds a B.S. from the University of California, Davis, where they studied Sustainable Environmental Design and Middle East/South Asia studies. When not at a desk, Sarina can frequently be found in a garden with their hands in the dirt or riding their bike.