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Announcing our 2024 Mentors!

After a year of re-assessing the Board Mentors of Color program and the need for more leaders to step up, support and create access for the next generation of leaders, we’re excited to announce that the Board Mentors of Color (BMOC) program is back! We, at The New Philanthropists, are inspired by the new slate of mentors and would like […]

Why Pursuing Equity on Nonprofit Boards Still Matter

Have you heard of the phrase “mountain top experience”? When we arrive at the apex in life, it feels great, but then we are often forced to go down the mountain, sometimes to a valley or a plateau, because we can not stay on the mountaintop forever. We must keep moving; hopefully, we will get to another mountain experience soon. In […]

TNP welcomes New Board Member, Estevan Delgado!

The New Philanthropists is very excited to have Estevan Delgado join the Board of Directors! We got to sit down with Estevan to ask him some questions on leadership and he shared his words of wisdom for board prospects, “It’s important to reflect on personal values and your desired impact on the world. Remember where you came from, identify the […]

TNP Welcomes New Board Member, Andrea Herrera Moreno!

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 […]