Leaha Wynn

Leaha Wynn

People and Culture Manager & Diversity and Inclusion Strategist, Center for Effective Philanthropy

Leaha Wynn, CDP, Manager, People and Culture; Diversity and Inclusion Strategist, collaborates on the strategy and implementation of talent management at CEP, including co-leading staff recruiting, events, and professional development initiatives, and collecting and analyzing various talent analytics to inform internal practices. She also works closely with the President and senior staff to develop and implement diversity and inclusion strategies at the organization. She is certified as a diversity professional from the Institute for Diversity Certification (IDC) and is currently pursuing a certificate in nonprofit management and leadership from the Institute of Nonprofit Practice as a part of their Community Fellows Program. Leaha also serves as co-chair of the Board of Directors for the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Boston, and as a member of itsEquity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee. Leaha has spoken about diversity, equity, and inclusion at the Young Nonprofit Networks National Conference and the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network Annual Conference, and her writing has been featured on Idealist Careers.

Prior to joining CEP in February 2015, Leaha worked as a corporate litigation paralegal. She attended Harvard College for her B.A. and concentrated in Classics. Outside of work, Leaha enjoys hiking, running, discovering craft beer, and curling up with a good book, especially historical fiction, cross-cultural classical literature, and dystopian novels.


Voices from the Field

Philanthropy’s Privilege and Rethinking Risk

Posted on June 25, 2020 by Leaha Wynn

This article was originally published by the Center for Effective Philanthropy and is re-posted here with permission. Foundations have been described over the years as providers of necessary risk capital, society’s passing gear, or necessary fuel for social innovators. But what does that look like in 2020? Are funders truly behaving in this way, or are they, as Vu Le fears, complicit in a… Read More