Dianne Morales is a social entrepreneur with expertise in executive management, strategy, policy, and organizational development in education, workforce, youth development and community organizations. She has served as the CEO/ED of organizations like The Door and Phipps Neighborhoods in NYC, as well as a founding member of Jumpstart for Young Children, a national early childhood education organization. Throughout her career, Dianne has developed solutions to strengthen the impact of organizations and increase their ability to effectively advance positive outcomes for communities that have borne the weight of structural and systemic inequities. She has worked to “strengthen the bench” of leaders of color with an emphasis on mentoring and coaching around program start up, organizational turn-around, team building, leadership development and strategic planning. She brings extensive experience in the creation of innovative, scalable programs and cross-sector partnerships, as well as deep knowledge in the development of systems and long-term growth and sustainability in operations. Dianne holds an M.S. from Columbia University and an EdM from Harvard University. She is the Founder/CEO of StillRising, LLC.