Community Matters: Tomorrow's Women
Tarrie Burnett, Tomorrow's Women
Wednesday, December 20, 2023
Our final Community Matters of the year celebrates peacemaking and connection building as we speak with Tarrie Burnett, Executive Director of Tomorrow's Women. This local nonprofit is empowering the next generation of social justice and peace activists in Israel and Palestine through leadership, compassionate listening, and creative arts.
Tarrie Burnett brings more than 19 years of nonprofit policy and program experience with a background in community social work. She graduated from the University of Boulder with an undergraduate degree in Women’s Studies and the University of Denver with a Master’s in Social Work, focused on program implementation and design for international social work and a specialization in trauma. Currently serving as the executive director for Tomorrow’s Women, a decidedly feminist organization that is empowering the next generation of social justice and peace activists in Israel and Palestine through leadership, compassionate listening and creative arts. Previously, she developed nationally recognized mental health and wellness, micro-financing, and sustainable farming initiatives for refugee families working with Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains. Tarrie brings experience in community development financing, teaching as well as an interest in local, national, and international politics. She currently volunteers with the New Mexico Refugee Educational Bridge Project, supporting young women from Afghanistan to pursue secondary and higher education in the United States and is a speaker on refugee issues for Global Santa Fe.
About Community Matters
Our monthly radio show invites subject experts and community leaders to talk about the challenges and inequities our region faces and possible solutions that could contribute to its growth. Hosted by Santa Fe Community Foundation staff, Community Matters airs on the third Wednesday of every month at 6:00 PM on KSFR (101.1 FM). Listen to past episodes here.