Barbara Jung Hwa Gangwer

People & Culture Manager


Barbara Jung Hwa Gangwer envisions a world where individuals are seen, heard, and are co-creators of their community. They get to be the People and Culture Manager, a mission that expedites individual belonging and growth at MCF. They enhance the employee experience by doing what’s good for the organization while doing what’s right for people.

Barbara holds a Master of Public Administration from the School of Public & Environmental Affairs at Indiana University, and certifications in SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Leadership Development and Independent Investigator. Their prior work adventures include strategic advisement, benefits and funds management, and business process consultation at the City of Seattle. Prior to joining MCF, they held leadership positions in human resources and organization development in the social impact sector.

Outside of MCF, you are likely to find Barbara serving on the Women Warriors supporting research to eradicate diseases predominantly affecting BIPOC children.