Martine Singer

Children's Institute

Martine Singer, President & CEO Children's Institute

Martine Singer, President & CEO

Children's Institute

Martine Singer is a veteran of Los Angeles’s nonprofit sector, with extensive nonprofit management experience and a passionate commitment to improving the lives of children in LA’s most underserved communities. As President and CEO of Children’s Institute, she oversees one of region’s oldest and largest child and family organizations, managing an annual operating budget of $66 million and more than 800 staff. She also guides the agency’s $75 million Building on Success fundraising campaign, an effort to expand CII’s comprehensive clinical, early childhood, youth development and family support services, and build a new campus— designed pro-bono by world-renowned architect Frank Gehry—in the historic community of Watts. Martine previously served as President and CEO of Para Los Ninos, as well as held executive positions with several global media companies, serving as the founder and publisher of the first foreign-language edition of The New York Times, and launching the Los Angeles Times’ award-winning online service in 1993. A native New Yorker, she holds a BA from Sarah Lawrence College and an MBA from the Yale School of Management.