Senior Director of Philanthropy
Juliette Hye-Young Cho is the Senior Director of Philanthropy at Benefits Data Trust. She leads and serves alongside the Philanthropy Portfolio Team in building powerful system-changing partnerships that advocate for and create a more equitable, safer, and healthier future for all people in America.
Prior to joining BDT, she served as the first female Vice President of Partnerships at Catchafire, a social good tech org that uses a network- based platform and SaaS approach to connect nonprofits with pro-bono volunteers, helping take it from working with 15 engaged funders to over 120. Her roots are in the social good and nonprofit sector, where she has served in fundraising leadership roles at internationally recognized NGOs like Pencils of Promise, UNICEF, Make-A-Wish Foundation and the American Red Cross, where she built powerful donor programs that engage and include individual givers, corporations, institutions, grassroots, and digital fundraising communities.
She is a proud first-generation (Korean) American and first-generation college graduate (at the University of Virginia), wife of a Marine Corps Veteran, mother to two beautiful and kind boys, and a new Philadelphian.