Upcoming Events


Welcoming LeaderSpring's New Executive Director Dr. Sonia BasSheva Mañjon!

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We are thrilled to announce that Sonia BasSheva MañjonPhD, Class of 2006 LeaderSpring Fellow, has been named our next Executive Director. Sonia's deep roots in the Bay Area span three decades, and we are delighted to welcome this visionary leader back after ten years of ground-breaking, equity-driven leadership in higher education.

Sonia comes to us after serving as the inaugural director of the Lawrence and Isabel Barnett Center for Integrated Arts and Enterprise and Associate Professor of Arts Administration, Education and Policy at The Ohio State University (OSU). Click the link below to learn more about her extraordinary leadership!

August 15, 2017

LeaderSpring's 20th Anniversary Luncheon:

Leaders Spring Toward Equity

On June 6, LeaderSpring celebrated its 20th Anniversary and bid farewell to founding Executive Director, Cynthia Chavez. Cedric Brown of the Kapor Center guided a conversation about the transformation of the social sector from single issue silos to a movement building collective. Speakers discussed four nonprofit shifts in lightning talks followed by personal speeches about their forays into leadership. Join in and watch the conversation in the video above.

Speakers

 
 Kimberly Aceves, Co-Executive Director  RYSE Youth Center

Kimberly Aceves, Co-Executive Director
RYSE Youth Center

 Zahra Billoo, Executive Director  Council for American Islamic Relations

Zahra Billoo, Executive Director
Council for American Islamic Relations

 Cedric Brown, Chief of Community Engagement,  Kapor Center for Social Impact (Moderator)

Cedric Brown, Chief of Community Engagement,
Kapor Center for Social Impact (Moderator)

 
 
 Rob Jackson, Founder and Executive Director,  Beats Rhymes and Life

Rob Jackson, Founder and Executive Director,
Beats Rhymes and Life

 Vincent Pan, Executive Director,  Chinese for Affirmative Action

Vincent Pan, Executive Director,
Chinese for Affirmative Action

 
June 20, 2017