Kristy Trautmann

Kristy Trautmann is executive director of FISA Foundation, a charitable grantmaking foundation in Pittsburgh. FISA Foundation champions equity, justice, safety, and inclusion for women, girls, and people with disabilities, combating systemic racism that impedes progress for these populations in southwestern Pennsylvania.  FISA’s disability-focused grantmaking focuses on improving health and well-being, promoting social inclusion, fostering equity in education, promoting community-based employment, and addressing abuse. In addition to overseeing a diverse portfolio of grants, under Ms. Trautmann’s leadership FISA has undertaken regional initiatives to address the intersections of race and disability, improve access to health care for people with disabilities, promote accessibility among arts and cultural organizations, end cycles of domestic and sexual violence, and address systematic inequities facing girls of color. Ms. Trautmann has worked with FISA Foundation since 2004 and served as its leader since 2010. Prior to FISA, Ms. Trautmann worked at Pittsburgh Action Against Rape and the YWCA Greater Pittsburgh. She earned a Master of Science in Nonprofit Management from Robert Morris University and a Bachelor of Science in psychology from the University of Pittsburgh.