The President & CEO of The New York Women’s Foundation shares her insights on diversity and inclusion and what it means to be a leader in the 21st century. This recording comes from a special livestream event during the American Express Leadership Academy. Watch the recording and get the highlights here.
Oliveira makes the case that the nonprofit sector, more than any other, is positioned to transform communities by “dismantling the demeaning ways we structure ourselves as human beings,” often driven by racism, classism, sexism, able-ism and ageism.
Our value as leaders is rooted in our unique perspectives, she argues, “yet we hardly look at ourselves as an asset.” She also shares provocative insights on how approaches to philanthropy may inadvertently further exclusion.
Watch Ana L. Oliveira, President & CEO, The New York Women’s Foundation: Diversity and Inclusion in the Nonprofit Sector
As part of this event, Jacqueline Novogratz, CEO of Acumen, also spoke, sharing her thoughts on "embracing the difficult" in the 21st century. You can watch her remarks here.