Olga Votis is a board leader and executive with deep expertise in education and the arts. For more than a decade, she served as the Executive Chair of the Board at Teaching Matters, where she is now Chair Emerita. She also serves on the board of the Columbia University Center for Innovation, the Foundation for Art and Preservation in Embassies in Washington DC and the Greek nonprofit Eliza, dedicated to protecting children from abuse and neglect. She now also serves on the Brown Arts Initiative, as a presidentially appointed member.

With a background in classical music, Olga has held key operational and curatorial roles in London, Paris, and New York City, including Director of Music at the 92nd Street Y, Chair of Philharmonia Orchestra US Foundation, Co-Chair of the New York Public Library Council, and board leadership at the Miller Theatre at Columbia University and American Friends of the Paris Opera.

Born in Switzerland, Olga holds a BA from Brown University and an MPhil from Cambridge University. She completed the Executive program at Harvard Business School and is a certified National Association of Corporate Directors professional. She resides with her family in New York City.