Member Profile

Cathy Raphael

Cathy Raphael is the chair of the board of the Ms. Foundation for Women and a member of the Women Donors Network. She helps direct her family’s donor advised funds at the Pittsburgh Foundation as well as her own, the Danu Fund.

Cathy is a founding board member of the Women and Girl’s Foundation of SWPA. She is a long time supporter of Three Rivers Community Foundation in Pittsburgh where she established a Women’s Initiative Fund. She has served on the boards of the Funding Exchange, the Women’s Law Project, the Society for Contemporary Craft, Peaceful Dwelling Place and Phoenix Institute.

Cathy has worked as a metalsmith, led playshops for grown-ups, and is a storyteller. She created The NUIN Center, an alternative healing space in Highland Park, PA. Cathy is a recent graduate of the Center for Sacred Studies’ Minister of Prayer program. She lives in Pittsburgh, PA.