Bay Area Forward
San Jose Director
Mila Zelkha is a housing advocate and social entrepreneur whose ventures have combined architectural design, strategic partnerships and socially responsible investing to help Bay Area communities. Currently she is the head of Bay Area Forward, a broad-based coalition fostering inclusive communities as a special project fund of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation. Recently, she was the director of real estate and facilities for InnVision Shelter Network, a provider of shelter/housing and supportive services across Silicon Valley serving thousands of homeless clients annually through its “Beyond the Bed” services. She holds a bachelors degree in architecture from Rhode Island School of Design.