Entries for 'Makiyah Moody '

An Interview with Kerrien Suarez, Executive Director, Equity in the Center

Makiyah Moody // Tuesday, May 7, 2019

An Interview with Kerrien Suarez, Executive Director, Equity in the Center

Kerrien Suarez did not come to play. In this interview, she reflects on her own journey from woke to work and offers insights for organizations grappling with how to build a race equity culture.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: coaching, community, diversity, organizational structure, philanthropy, politics, social justice, social sector

An Interview with Darlene Slaughter, VP & Chief People Officer, March of Dimes

Makiyah Moody // Wednesday, April 24, 2019

An Interview with Darlene Slaughter, VP & Chief People Officer, March of Dimes

Darlene Slaughter is an organizational leader committed to helping employees promote diversity, equity and inclusion. She offers insights about the danger of limiting thoughts, how she pours into people, and what she’s learned from stretching her boundaries. 

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: diversity, health, human resources

An Interview with Misha Charles, Organizational Effectiveness and Impact, Education Sector

Makiyah Moody // Tuesday, April 9, 2019

An Interview with Misha Charles, Organizational Effectiveness and Impact, Education Sector

Misha Charles, an outdoor aficionado, reflects on the leadership experiences that have defined her life, her approach to meaningful work, the restorative powers of nature, and why the success of mission-based organizations hinges upon the leadership of people of color, women, and marginalized communities.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: advocacy, community, diversity, education, health, vision

An Interview with Candice C. Jones, President & CEO, Public Welfare Foundation

Makiyah Moody // Wednesday, March 27, 2019

An Interview with Candice C. Jones, President & CEO, Public Welfare Foundation

Candice C. Jones has a calling. In this interview, she reflects on her leadership journey, moments of tension she has navigated, how she purposely takes up space, and why she is no longer apologizing.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: community, diversity, philanthropy

An Interview with Christal Jackson, Mosaic Genius

Makiyah Moody // Tuesday, March 12, 2019

An Interview with Christal Jackson, Mosaic Genius

Christal M. Jackson has a heart for community and a vested interest in communities of color building wealth. In this interview, she shares what drives her work and why the disruption of the scarcity mindset benefits all of us.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: community, diversity, donors, networks, philanthropy, social entrepeneurship,

An Interview with Soenda Howell, Principal, Charter School Growth Fund

Makiyah Moody // Monday, February 25, 2019

An Interview with Soenda Howell, Principal, Charter School Growth Fund

Soenda Howell reflects on her career highlights, her quest for equity and the upliftment of Black and Latinx communities, and why she has a “word ritual” that guides each year.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: decision making, diversity, education, philanthropy, social justice

An Interview with Tara Ranzy, Founder, The School of Life

Makiyah Moody // Tuesday, February 12, 2019

An Interview with Tara Ranzy, Founder, The School of Life

Tara Ranzy invites readers on her journey of self-discovery and offers insights into how she clarified her purpose.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: education, social justice, vision

An Interview with Sherri Young, ED, African-American Shakespeare Co.

Makiyah Moody // Wednesday, January 16, 2019

An Interview with Sherri Young, ED, African-American Shakespeare Co.

In this interview Sherri Young shares insights on launching a theatre company, how she's addressing a culture of silence, and why representation matters.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: arts, , diversity, vision, , workplace

An Interview with Lisa J. Nutter, Principal, Sidecar Social Finance

Makiyah Moody // Thursday, January 10, 2019

An Interview with Lisa J. Nutter, Principal, Sidecar Social Finance

In this interview, Lisa J. Nutter lays bare the challenges of equitable funding in the social sector, how the "menu effect" has detrimental consequences, and how she stays focused on what's important. 

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: civic engagement, collaboration, cross-sector, , demographics, innovation, philanthropy, social sector,

An Interview with Nicole Brisbane, Executive Director NY, DFER

Makiyah Moody // Tuesday, January 1, 2019

An Interview with Nicole Brisbane, Executive Director NY, DFER

As a former teacher, "education is liberation" is Nicole Brisbane's mantra. In this interview, Nicole shares her wisdom on building political power and why it's necessary to define leadership on your own terms.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: advocacy, decision making, demographics, education, fundraising, philanthropy, politics, policy, workplace
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