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The Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than 3 million members and supporters nationwide. As the largest national lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer civil rights organization, HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are ensured of their basic equal rights, and can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.


Tari Hanneman

Director, Health and Aging Program

Tari Hanneman is the Director of the Health and Aging Program at the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. In that capacity, she oversees the annual LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Index, the Long-Term Care Equality Index, and other projects related to LGBTQ health and aging.

Tari has over 25 years of experience in the nonprofit and philanthropic sector, primarily focused in the areas of health and women’s issues.  Prior to joining HRC, she served as the initial Director of The Women’s Fund of Winston-Salem where she led all aspects of developing The Fund’s programs and brand in the community.  Prior to her move to North Carolina, she served in a number of roles at The California Endowment, one of the nation's largest health foundations. She has also worked for elected officials and non-profits focused on the environment, reproductive rights and HIV.  

Tari has a Master’s in Public Administration with an emphasis on Nonprofit Management from the University of Southern California, where she also did her undergraduate work.

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