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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…
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…
April 1st, 2021
Last Fall, ProInspire published ProInspire Fellowship in Digital Finance: Executive Summary and Program Learnings. As part of the ProInspire Fellowship in Digital Finance with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, ProInspire placed five Fellows who advanced several exciting initiativ…
January 8th, 2021
By: Monisha Kapila, Kate Loving, and Ashlynn Polanco Wednesday’s violent display of white supremacy in Washington D.C. is a reminder for us not to disassociate and challenge how it shows up within us and our workplaces on a daily basis.  Every day we experience compounding forms of racism thr…
December 23rd, 2020
By: Kate Loving, Manager In our last update back in May, ProInspire Director Bianca Anderson discussed our strategic shift from competencies to leadership practices to build inclusive work environments. Feedback from partners and advisors helped us focus on how and why leadership practices can be a …
December 16th, 2020
By: Nancy Withbroe, Vice Chair of ProInspire Board of Directors As we look back on this traumatic year during which our nation has suffered such pain and harm, ProInspire is exploring what lessons we’ve learned. This is a year during which we’ve also seen the opportunities for healing and justic…
December 9th, 2020
By: Bianca Anderson, Director ProInspire works to support leaders at all levels with accelerating equity. We hope to play a role in creating a social sector where leaders have the confidence, competence and connections that they need to achieve more equitable outcomes. Over the years, our understand…
November 30th, 2020
By: Monisha Kapila, Founder & CEO 2020 helped us go deeper in our research around Leadership Practices for Race Equity Impact that we have been working on over the past few years. As I reflect back on the year, here are some of my learnings around these core aspects of leadership – inner w…
November 23rd, 2020
The Catalyst Collective exists to spark change in a world where 90 percent of nonprofit and philanthropic executive directors or presidents are white. Each day, many Leaders of Color work relentlessly to interrupt the pervasive systemic inequities that disproportionately harm Black and Brown co…
October 29th, 2020
With the election just a week away, many individuals and organizations are bracing for what could be a period of uncertainty after Election Day. You have probably seen some of the news articles about how the election may be very close, the rise in mail-in voting could mean we don’t have accurate c…

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