The FTHF team is comprised of finance, micro lending, philanthropy and business development experts who are passionate about social and food justice.


Patti Chang, CEO

CEO and co-founder of Feed the Hunger Foundation, is the former President and CEO of the Women’s Foundation of California which funded over 1,100 organizations throughout California as well as internationally. Patti has served as a Commissioner on the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom and the San Francisco Commission on the Environment. She was the President of the San Francisco Commission on the Status of Women. She served as the board chair of the Women’s Funding Network and the Women’s Institute for Leadership Development working on human rights. Patti was instrumental in passing the Convention to Eliminate all forms of Discrimination Against Women, making San Francisco the first city to adopt an international treaty. Patti received her B.A. and J.D. from Stanford. She is originally from Hawaii.




Shanti Narasimham, Finance

Shanti has a diverse consultancy background in project management, financial reporting and analysis, strategic and business development, program development and market and customer research. She has worked with executives and founders on new initiatives and strategies for their organizations to reach a new level of growth and sustainability. Shanti holds a Master’s degree with a focus on International Economic Development from Columbia University and an undergraduate degree in Business focusing on Finance and Accounting. She also obtained her CPA status in the State of New York.