Changing Workplace Expectations — More Than a Millennial Issue

Onuka Ibe // Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Changing Workplace Expectations — More Than a Millennial Issue

Managers are finding more and more employees demanding new organizational structures and practices. How can they best respond to changing employee expectations while ensuring the organization is healthy and efficient enough to advance the mission?

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Categories: Trends

An Interview with Kiesha Davis, Director, Partnership and Capacity Building, Deaconess Foundation

Makiyah Moody // Wednesday, October 23, 2019

An Interview with Kiesha Davis, Director, Partnership and Capacity Building, Deaconess Foundation

Kiesha Davis takes us on a journey marking the milestones that have shaped her as a leader in the philanthropic space and offers a piece of advice to the social sector: affirm the brilliance of Black women.

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Categories: Leadership

Board Committees: How many is just right?

Beverly Snow // Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Board Committees: How many is just right?

We have our preference, but we want to hear from you.

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Categories: Governance, Leadership

An Interview with Luella Provenza, Chief Impact Officer, Second Harvest Food Bank

Makiyah Moody // Wednesday, October 9, 2019

An Interview with Luella Provenza, Chief Impact Officer, Second Harvest Food Bank

In this interview, Luella Provenza reveals how her varied experiences in the social sector have enabled her to leverage her authentic voice and intentionally champion marginalized communities without succumbing to a deficit frame.

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Categories: Leadership

Getting to Know the La Piana Team: An Interview with Mya Varno

Beverly Snow // Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Getting to Know the La Piana Team: An Interview with Mya Varno

This blog post is part of our continuing series featuring the La Piana team. This week, we spoke with Mya Varno, who joined the firm as Associate Consultant in June 2019.

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Categories: Our Team

An Interview with Lindsay A. Powell, MPP, Asst. Chief of Staff, Office of Mayor, Pittsburgh

Makiyah Moody // Wednesday, September 25, 2019

An Interview with Lindsay A. Powell, MPP, Asst. Chief of Staff, Office of Mayor, Pittsburgh

In this interview, Lindsay Powell offers concrete advice for how to combat impostor syndrome, what organizations can do to amplify lived experiences versus data, and how she nourishes her soul while creating a more equitable Pittsburgh.

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Categories: Leadership

Getting to Know the La Piana Team: An Interview with Kyu Kang

Beverly Snow // Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Getting to Know the La Piana Team: An Interview with Kyu Kang

This blog post is part of our continuing series featuring the La Piana team. This week, we spoke with Kyu Kang, who joined the firm as Associate Consultant in June 2019.

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Categories: Our Team

An Interview with Regina Malveaux, J.D., CEO, YWCA Spokane

Makiyah Moody // Wednesday, September 11, 2019

An Interview with Regina Malveaux, J.D., CEO, YWCA Spokane

Regina Malveaux is recognized as a tenacious advocate for women, youth and children. In this interview, she reflects on milestones along her personal and professional journeys that have shaped her and the communities she has served. 

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Categories: Leadership

Measuring Love: Discussing the Brown Paper by Shiree Teng and Sammy Nuñez

David La Piana // Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Measuring Love: Discussing the Brown Paper by Shiree Teng and Sammy Nuñez

How do you measure love? Shiree Teng and her co-author Sammy Nuñez blow up the concept of evaluation as an attempt at precise measurement and an effort to find objective truth.

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Categories: Commentary

An Interview with Shaya Gregory Poku, Director, Center for Social Justice, Wheaton College

Makiyah Moody // Tuesday, August 27, 2019

An Interview with Shaya Gregory Poku, Director, Center for Social Justice, Wheaton College

With the wisdom of bell hooks, Audre Lorde, and Sojourner Truth as a guide, Shaya Gregory Poku reconciles her social justice values with her actions.  Her experiences in peacebuilding internationally and higher education offer a rich platform for impact in the communities she serves. In this interview, she reflects on critical moments that helped sharpen her focus, instances when she had to hustle hard, what type of ancestor she hopes to be, and why it’s critical not to be complicit in one’s own oppression.

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Categories: Leadership
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