Kathy Hsieh

Cultural Partnerships & Grants Manager
Seattle Office of Arts & Culture
Seattle, Washington

Kathy Hsieh is the Cultural Partnerships & Grants Manager for the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture. A change agent in transforming the Office’s community engagement and arts funding practices through a racial equity lens, she helped the agency earn Seattle Management Association’s first Race & Social Justice Management Award. She has served on advisory committees, boards, or panels for many community groups including Fred Hutchinson Research Center's Chinese Women's Cancer Project, People of Color in Philanthropy and Theatre Puget Sound. She received The Seattle Theater Writers Gypsy Award for Excellence in Playwriting and Verizon’s Asian Pacific American Bash’s Innovator Award in 2012, was the International Examiner Community Voice Awardee in the Arts and received a Seattle Times Footlight Award and a Gypsy Award for acting in 2015, and was the recipient of the Gregory A. Falls Sustained Achievement Award in 2017.