Siri Vaeth M.S.W.


Siri Vaeth, MSW Siri Vaeth is the Programs and Outreach Manager at Cystic Fibrosis Research, Incorporated, (CFRI), a nonprofit organization which funds innovative research while providing educational and support services for those living with cystic fibrosis. Among her responsibilities, Siri oversees the development and distribution of education and resource materials, community outreach, expansion of resources for Spanish-speaking CF families, and delivery of CF Quality of Life programming. Her involvement with CFRI began in 1995, after her daughter was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. Prior to joining the staff, Siri served 10 years on the Board of Directors, while writing and editing the organization's internationally distributed resource materials. Siri earned her BA in Politics from UC Santa Cruz and her Master's in Social Welfare from UC Berkeley. She has 26 years of social work experience, including as a direct service provider with Head Start and Migrant Head Start, executive director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Santa Cruz County, and parent-medical team liaison as Chair of the Cystic Fibrosis Parent Advisory Council at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford.