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September 7th, 2021
As a Haitian American who currently has family on the ground in Haiti impacted by the recent earthquake, I am working through a lot of heartache and grief. Since the 2010 earthquake and before joining ProInspire, I have worked in Haiti, organizing mobile medical clinics and supporting disaster relie…
August 17th, 2021
The importance of practical examples to contextualize race equity practices seems to be a running theme in our recent training and workshops. Last week we were invited by LeadersTrust, an organization that invests in people at the heart of change, together with its sister program, the Resilience Ini…
August 16th, 2021
In her op-ed, How MacKenzie Scott’s Gifts to Leaders of Color Fuel Transformation, published by the Chronicle of Philanthropy, Co-CEO Bianca Anderson shares her reflections as a recipient of Scott’s unrestricted generosity and investment in BIPOC-led work.  Bianca reflects on …
June 15th, 2021
June 15, 2021 “We are excited to share that ProInspire has received a one-time transformational gift from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott. This unrestricted gift is the largest in our organization’s history and opens up the possibilities for us to deepen investments in ProInspire’s infrastructu…
April 7th, 2021
From The Desks Of Isabelle Moses, Outgoing Board Chair & Nancy Withbroe, Incoming Board Chair  We’re pleased to announce a leadership update at ProInspire – As of April 1, 2021, Bianca Anderson now serves as Co-CEO alongside ProInspire’s founder, Monisha Kapila.  Bian…
November 30th, 2021
Your unwavering support and investment in our mission and vision of ProInspire have helped us expand our capacity to activate leaders and accelerate racial equity. Last year on #GivingTuesday, you responded to our appeal for support and helped us raise $42,000 to improve our internal capac…
November 27th, 2021
The reality of the pandemic has disproportionately impacted BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) business owners already contending with an existing economy mired with social and systemic inequities. Supporting small BIPOC-owned businesses and vendors, who often give back to their local commun…
October 11th, 2021
On Friday, October 8, 2021, President Biden signed the first-ever presidential proclamation declaring October 11 Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Today and every day, ProInspire acknowledges the vast contributions, sheer resilience, and rich culture of our country’s first inhabitants and their d…
October 7th, 2021
Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15- October 15) honors the cultural traditions and background of those who trace their roots back to Spain, Mexico, and the Spanish-speaking nations of Central America, South America and the Caribbean.  In celebration, we take a moment to uplift the rich heritage…
June 10th, 2021
In a recent blog post Isabelle Moses reflected on the succession planning process, she led as ProInspire’s board Chair throughout 2019 and 2020, resulting in ProInspire’s founder, Monisha Kapila, becoming Co-CEO with Bianca Casanova Anderson, a shared model of leadership that officially began on…
May 3rd, 2021
During the fall of 2018, Monisha Kapila, the founder and then sole CEO of ProInspire, asked the board to get serious about succession planning. The org was approaching its 10th anniversary in 2019 and Monisha was starting to think about the next chapter of her career. Candidly, the board was not rea…

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