Hiba Seager is the former Program and Operations Assistant at NCFP. She now is a Program Associate, Poverty, at the JPB Foundation in New York.
What did you do before NCFP?
I graduated from Columbia University with a bachelor’s degree in political science. While there, I researched archival material relating to social justice movements and interned with public-serving organizations like Planned Parenthood and the Office of the Governor. I was also an administrative assistant with the Center for Science and Society.
NCFP recently spoke with Bill Leighty about how he’s helped keep the Leighty Foundation’s memories alive by recording its history. While many foundations use external production companies, Bill created his family’s legacy videos himself—using his own technological know-how, video equipment, and dedication. His father, Ike Leighty, began the foundation in 1985 after a successful sales and manufacturing career. While the initial goal was to “do good,” the foundation’s mission evolved to address earth protection, education, and volunteer engagement.
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