DEI Victories & Challenges from the Voice of the Nonprofit CEO
Building and sustaining a diverse, equitable and inclusive organization is no easy feat. Many nonprofit leaders admittedly don't try out of fear of failure and a lack of clarity on where to begin. Listen in on a critical discussion between two nonprofit C-suite leaders as they candidly discuss the successes and failures they have faced as they have lead their organizations on the all important journey to becoming more diverse, effective and impactful. NeighborWorks America's CEO Paul Weech and the American Heart Association's Chief Diversity Officer & Senior Vice President will share their truths, challenges and victories in their quests to diversity.
Paul Weech is the President and CEO of NeighborWorks America, a 35-year-old, Congressionally-chartered nonprofit serving 250 of the strongest nonprofits working in housing and community development. Previously, he was the executive vice president for policy and external affairs at the Housing Partnership Network. Prior to that he was the senior vice president for policy for both the Housing Partnership Network and Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future.
Weech received a master’s degree in public policy from the Ford School for Public Policy Studies at the University of Michigan and a bachelor’s in political science at Duke University.