President Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation
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Riley joined the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation in 2003 in an entry-level administrative post and rose to serve as the foundation’s chief of staff and senior vice president before her appointment as its president in 2016. She oversees the foundation’s activities and investments in education, scientific and medical research and arts institutions. Riley has been an integral part of the foundation’s programs, including the Broad Prize for Urban Education and the opening of downtown’s Broad museum of contemporary art. Riley spearheaded the Broad Foundation’s response to Covid-19 when the pandemic hit and made grants to the L.A. Emergency Covid-19 Crisis Fund, among others.