Nicole Rodriguez-Leach

Director of the Aprendes Foundation and PhD candidate in non-profit management at Ohio State University

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Nicole Rodriguez Leach is the director of Aprendes Foundation , a philanthropic organization that amplifies the power, potential and partnerships of Latinx peoples and communities, as well as broader communities of color. Building on a decade of grantmaking and community building, Aprendes advances local, community-driven actions and activities by fostering dynamic, creative and strategic opportunities for learning, leadership and legacy. Previously she served as head of education and special advisor at Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation, where she oversaw grant programs focused on education equity in New York City and across the US and Latin America.