BIPOC Leaders Growing Nonprofit Power Together: Lions and Tigers and Sustainability, Oh My!


About the event

Designed for new and aspiring BIPOC nonprofit leaders, this session makes sense of the nonprofit industrial complex from a liberatory framework.

New and aspiring BIPOC nonprofit leaders
November 17, 2023 9:00 AM

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Friday, October 27, 2023 | 9:00 -11:00 am

Facilitated by Sunshine Muse, our Learning Hub program BIPOC Leaders Growing Nonprofit Power Together serves as a support group for new and aspiring BIPOC nonprofit leaders will focus on the foundational and evolving knowledge needed to successfully run a sustainable organization from the ground up. This is one of five drop-in sessions and you are able to register for as many as meets your interest and need.

About Sunshine Muse

With over 25 years of academic and professional training, and a lifelong commitment and passion for social justice and equity, Sunshine Muse brings a unique perspective and expertise to facilitation and program design for community, higher ed, health systems and social services.

Muse has been a New Mexico resident since 2010 and has been the executive Director of Black Health New Mexico since 2018. Black Health New Mexico is a Black women-led nonprofit focused on shifting paradigms to help create a world where public health is more effective, people are more thoughtfully engaged, and history is not forgotten.

Originally from New York City, Muse grew up marinating in the American Cultural Melting Pot and the gender, cultural, language, economic, and ethnic inequities within it.

Muse has co-authored legislation, worked as the director of sexual misconduct education and adjudication at an Ivy League university, served as an instructor in the School of Nursing at Columbia University, designed curriculum for the department of probation in New York, and served as the educational coordinator of a violence intervention program at the (then) largest social service agency in the country.Her first love is facilitation and favorite strategy is love.

About Angélique Nguyễn Green

Angélique Nguyễn Green (she/her/hers) is queer, neurodivergent, first-generation biracial Vietnamese woman, and the Chief Development Officer of Groundswell Fund. She is responsible for the organization’s fundraising and development strategy and success, working closely with senior leadership to ensure alignment with Groundswell’s vision, values, and 2020-2025 Blueprint.

With a deep commitment to social movements and a firm understanding of the role of racial capitalism and patriarchal systems of oppression in our society, she aspires to build power and solidarity through transformational partnerships with institutional and individual donors by grounding fundraising in race, equity, and social justice.

Angelique holds BAs from the University of California, Santa Barbara in Sociology and Global Studies, with an emphasis on Socioeconomics and Politics. She graduated with an MA in International Relations and Organizations at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. She has deep roots in the Netherlands, east Los Angeles, California, and the Washington, D.C. metro area. Outside of work, she enjoys reading poetry, trying a new recipe, spending quality time with her big blended family, daydreaming about drafting a screenplay, and listening to live music.


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