Larisa joins Joslin after serving as Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations for Emmanuel College since 2018. There, she led all corporate and foundation fundraising activities for Emmanuel while collaborating with major gifts, annual fund, and alumni relations teams in fundraising and other activities. Prior to her role at Emmanuel, Larisa held corporate and foundation relations leadership positions at Wheelock College as well as Spaulding Rehabilitation Network. While at Spaulding, Larisa raised $4 million for a network including one of the nation’s leading rehabilitation hospitals, three other inpatient facilities, 23 outpatient centers, three skilled nursing facilities, and one of the largest home health agencies on the East Coast.
As Senior Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations at Joslin, Larisa will serve as a key member of the fundraising leadership team providing strategy and vision to build a robust and successful foundation and corporate relations program. Larisa will work closely with clinicians and researchers at Joslin to remain informed and identify new funding opportunities. In partnership with the Chief Development Officer and fundraising team, Larisa will grow Joslin’s corporate and foundation relations program and implement best practices across the organization.
About Joslin Diabetes Center
Joslin is the global leader in diabetes research. Founded in 1898 by Dr. Elliott P. Joslin, the first doctor in the United States to specialize in treating the disease — and achieved many “firsts” in the field. Since then, Joslin continues to be at the forefront of discovery, and committed to preventing and curing diabetes worldwide. The groundbreaking studies and innovations that start at Joslin offer new knowledge and new hope. They will become tomorrow’s life-changing treatments, and one day, the cure.
For more information about Joslin Diabetes Center, please visit www.joslin.org