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Gillia Bakie

Washington State Charter Schools Association
Director of Development
Seattle, WA
Gillia works as WA Charters’ Director of Development. In her role, she directs all fundraising activities at the organization. Before WA Charters, Gillia worked at Washington STEM, where she held increasingly responsible fundraising roles specializing in institutional giving and managed the philanthropic communications for the organization. Before Washington STEM, Gillia taught English in Italy for three years and worked in government aid and finance. Gillia holds a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology from the University of Washington and a master’s degree in Human Relations from the University of Oklahoma Advance Programs. She serves on the boards of the Puget Sound Grantwriters Association and E3 Washington.