Manager, People and Culture; Diversity and Inclusion Strategist
Leaha Wynn, CDP, Manager, People and Culture; Diversity and Inclusion Strategist, collaborates in the strategy and implementation of talent management at CEP. In this capacity, she plays a major role in staff recruiting, events, professional development, and the incorporation of talent analytics; and works closely with the President, Director of People and Culture, and members of senior staff to develop and implement diversity, equity, and inclusion strategies and other initiatives related to organizational culture and development. She is certified as a diversity professional from the Institute for Diversity Certification (IDC), a qualified administrator of the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI), and has received a certificate in nonprofit management and leadership from the Institute of Nonprofit Practice as a part of their Community Fellows Program with Tufts University. Leaha also has served for several years on the Board of Directors for the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Boston, most recently as Chair of the Board of Directors, but also as Co-Chair of the Board, Director of Talent and Recruitment, and as a founding member of its Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee. Leaha currently serves as the Director of the Strategic Research & Analysis Committee of the Board of Directors for the Junior League of Boston. Leaha has spoken about diversity, equity, and inclusion at the Young Nonprofit Network’s National Conference and the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network Annual Conference, and her writing has been featured on Idealist Careers and Work for Good.
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.