Mariko is Manager, Individual Giving at CIFAR. She focuses on developing philanthropic support for CIFAR as well as developing strategies for donor engagement and stewardship.
Before joining CIFAR, Mariko worked in development for the Luminato Festival, where she helped build the annual campaign. Prior to working as a fundraiser, Mariko was a piano teacher in British Columbia. She holds a Bachelor of Music from the University of British Columbia and a postgraduate degree in fundraising and non-profit management.