The New Philanthropists is very excited to have Andrea Herrera Moreno join the Board of Directors! Andrea is the Executive Director of Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering, which focuses on increasing students from underrepresented groups that choose engineering careers. In addition, she has over ten years of experience in the fields of community development, positive youth development, and out-of-school […]
Let’s Go! 2022 Mentees of Color
“It’s important as a woman of color to be in the room where it happens, in order to effect change from within our systems of power. Nonprofit boards, similar to for profit boards and government entities, decide on which issues are addressed and which aren’t, how they’re addressed and by whom. Systemic bias is prevalent in all systems of power […]
Apply for the 2022 Board Mentors of Color Program
Applications for mentees are now open for the 2022 Board Mentors of Color Program. Get matched with an experienced community leader and develop leadership skills, build & deepen community relationships and gain support in navigating Austin nonprofit boards. To learn more and apply, click here.
Bringing Representation to Leadership: 2022 Board Mentors of Color
Every year, we identify leaders that are going the distance, creating access to leadership and taking on equity issues across the Austin nonprofit sector. And that’s why The New Philanthropists is excited to announce the 2022 Board Mentors of Color (BMOC). These leaders of color are putting in the work, understand TNP’s journey of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and want […]
Introducing the Legacy Leadership Circle
When TNP was just an idea, I know we wanted, no, needed an advisory council that was represented by the community, a group of people that truly represented what an inclusive board could look like. This week, we did just that. We’ve been developing the LEGACY LEADERSHIP CIRLCE, TNP’s newly formed advisory council. This isn’t your typical advisory council though. […]
TNP is excited to welcome a NEW Board Member!
We are honored to have LaRessa Quintana join The New Philanthropists board! LaRessa’s leadership, experience, and drive for diversity, equity and inclusion is welcomed and a great addition to our leadership. Here’s an intro to this amazing leader, and now board member: LaRessa is a 5th generation Texan raised in Austin, Texas. In 2020 she served as campaign manager for […]
TNP Spotlight: Laura Razo
In honor of International Women’s Day we had a deep discussion with board leader, education professional and TNP advocate Laura Razo. Laura has an amazing story as a philanthropist and activist, and shares her advice on how leaders can also make a difference in revolutionary ways! Enjoy this read on an amazing community leader. Tell us about your community involvement […]
TNP Welcomes New Board Members!
2022 has just begun and The New Philanthropists is excited to launch this year with phenomenal talent, leadership and gamechangers that are committed to creating change in their communities in profound ways. We invite you to learn more about these thought-leaders, connect with them and join our momentum in helping Austin become more diverse, equitable and inclusive.
Welcome: 2021 Mentees of Color
“I find purpose connecting with the non-profit community. I thrive in areas where I consciously connect with privileged leaders, disenfranchised community members and support our collective shift away from internalized systems of oppression. Raised an ARMY brat, I am a cultural chameleon & I aspire to infiltrate historic systems with mindfulness as my mission, and femme leadership values as my […]
TNP announces its 2021 Mentors!!
The New Philanthropists is excited to introduce its 2021 Mentors for the Board Mentors of Color Program. These gamechangers have made a significant difference in the community and have committed their careers to uplifting voices and paving the way. We are thrilled to have them share their lived experiences and lead their mentees into board service! The Board Mentors of […]
TNP welcomes new boards members!
The New Philanthropists proudly welcomes Janice Omadeke and Ian Burk to join our Board of Directors. Janice Omadeke is the CEO and Founder of The Mentor Method, an enterprise platform helping companies keep and develop their diverse talent using the proven power of mentorship. Ian Burk is currently leading in the tech industry with his role at Upland Software and has […]
TNP introduces The Equity Chair Part 2!
The New Philanthropists is proud to launch the second part of The Equity Chair Workshop series. We invite you to participate in an engaging workshop focused on helping you build a better board through inclusive leadership strategies. TNP has designed curriculum to help participants, like you, take active roles as inclusive leaders in order to engage board members in diversity, […]