Crystal Hayling on Conflict Resolution
Crystal Hayling joined Blue Shield of California Foundation as president and CEO in 2004, continuing her long-time commitment to helping underserved communities as a leader of philanthropic organizations. With 20 years of nonprofit and foundation experience, Ms. Hayling has advocated for women, minorities, low-income families and children through a variety of leadership positions. Prior to joining Blue Shield of California Foundation, Ms. Hayling was senior advisor for the Marguerite Casey Foundation, a Seattle-based foundation committed to helping low-income families strengthen their voice and mobilize their communities to advocate social justice.
Ms. Hayling serves on the boards of Grantmakers in Health and The Center for Effective Philanthropy, and is also a member of the Northern California Advisory Board of College Summit. Ms. Hayling is a 2007 Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute.