Join Worldreader for an
intimate reception

Worldreader CEO & Co-Founder David Risher, Author and Philanthropist Jennifer Risher, and the Worldreader Board of Directors look forward to hosting you for an intimate reception at David and Jennifer’s home in San Francisco. You’ll learn about Worldreader’s efforts to bring reading to children in under-resourced communities around the world and how you can support this vital work.

Together, we can build a better world!

San Francisco Reception

with CEO & Co-Founder David Risher,

Author and Philanthropist Jennifer Risher,

and our Board of Directors

October 18|5:30 – 7:30 PM

The home of David and Jennifer Risher
2121 Webster Street, Penthouse 4
San Francisco, CA 94115


“You already know the marked advantages reading and reading proficiency bring to an underserved child’s education and future. Your gift to Worldreader is an investment in their critical need for improved instruction, development of reading habits and increased opportunities to learn at home and school. The children and families your contribution can impact will become contributors to the “better world” we can all build!” 

Chris Capossela 
Worldreader Board Chair
Chief Marketing Officer & Executive Vice President of Consumer Business, 


Date: Tuesday, October 18, 2022,  5:30 – 7:30 PM
2121 Webster Street, PH 4, San Francisco CA 94115

Support our work

If you’re unable to attend but would like to make a contribution to our work, please donate today. We’re extremely grateful for your generosity.

Board members

Chris Capossela | Board Chair
Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President of Consumer Business, Microsoft

Kartik Raghavan | Board Secretary
Managing Director, Two Sigma

Charles Brighton | Board Member
Co-Founder & Co-Chief Executive Officer, Brighton Jones, LLC

Elizabeth Dollar | Board Member
Partner and Not-for-Profit National Practice Leader, Moss Adams LLP

Kate James | Board Member
Former Chief Corporate Affairs and Global Marketing Officer, Pearson

Elizabeth Khuri Chandler | Board Member
Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Goodreads

Ericka Lock | Board Member
Co-founder, Kaphan Foundation

Dana Reid | Board Member
Trusts and Estates and Tax-Exempt Organizations Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Alison Rich | Board Member
Senior Vice President, Publishing Development and Author Platforms, Penguin Random House

David Risher | Board President
Co-Founder & President, Worldreader

Gretchen Sorensen | Board Member
Principal, Sorensen Group

Peter Spiro | Board Member
Technical Fellow, Microsoft


AN IMPORTANT NOTE ON COVID-19 SAFETY: The Risher’s home has a terrace to allow for outdoor gathering. We request that attendees be vaccinated.