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 […]
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 […]
Introducing our New Board Members
The New Philanthropists is proud to introduce our new additions to the board of directors. We are building a dream team of professionals that not only believe in our mission but are also leading the conversation in their own communities on diversity, equity and inclusion. We are excited to have their expertise, cultural values and drive to continue to make […]
Thought Leaders, Disrupters & Trailblazers: Meet the Mentors of the BMC Program
It has been more than 30 years and we’re still having the same conversation on DEI (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion) in Austin nonprofit board rooms. For this reason we saw a unique opportunity to bring forward the movement makers that bootstrapped their leadership careers, even if they were the only ones at one time in some of these board rooms. […]
The Launch of TNP’s Board Mentors of Color Program
The New Philanthropists proudly announces the launch of the Board Mentors of Color program! This unique opportunity supports new and experienced board members of color by matching them with established community leaders as mentors in order to develop community leadership skills, build & deepen community relationships and gain support in navigating Austin nonprofit boards. Selected participants (mentees) are matched with mentors in […]
Take The Lead: Black Community Meet-Up
Join us for our next event: #TNPATX presents Take the Lead: Black Community Meet-up. 4/3/18, 6-8pm RSVP at https://tnpAfricanAmericanMeetup.eventbrite.com
Take The Lead – Black Community Meet-Up
We’re hosting a real-talk discussion on the importance of Black leadership in the community at the next #TNPATX event. RSVP here: https://tnpAfricanAmericanMeetup.eventbrite.com