Christine Sherry founded and leads Sherry Consulting, a philanthropic advising practice serving some of the most well respected philanthropists and foundations in Silicon Valley and globally. Christine is also a Visiting Practitioner at the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society and teaches courses on philanthropy and nonprofit leadership through Stanford Continuing Studies. Christine was the founding Director of The Philanthropy Workshop West, widely viewed as one of the most influential and successful donor education programs in existence focusing on global and domestic high impact philanthropy. Christine advised more than one hundred graduates of the program in the development of their philanthropic strategies, in Silicon Valley, nationally and internationally. Prior to founding TPW West, Christine was Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of SRI International.