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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…
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…
April 29th, 2021
The past month has been filled with so much pain all around us and constant reminders of the harm that white supremacy causes every single day. Police killings of Black and Brown boys and men, mass shootings, anti-Asian violence, enduring Derek Chauvin’s trail and the re-traumatization of George F…
April 22nd, 2021
What does Derek Chauvin’s verdict remind us about awareness, action and accountability? To be clear, justice for George Floyd would have been for him to be alive.  This week, we joined countless people around the world in a collective sigh of relief as the verdict was read. It pains us that w…
April 1st, 2021
Message from the CEO It has been one year since the COVID pandemic really hit us – highlighting interconnectedness around the world and racial inequities pervasive in our country. Those first three months felt like a blur – many of us (including me) set up temporary workspaces in our bed…

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