If you could have dinner with 1 person who you regard as a leader, who would it be and why?

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie–Have you seen “We should all be feminists”? She is brilliant, funny, inspirational, and relatable.

What motivates you to create social impact?

ÒInjustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere”
-Martin Luther King, Jr.

Host Site Overview

Nexus Community Partners builds more engaged and powerful communities of color by supporting community-building initiatives that expand community assets and foster social and human capital.

Host Site Project

Amalya will support Nexus’s Institute for Community Engagement (NICE). NICE is a learning, practice, and leadership center designed for individuals, organizations and institutions from across the country to learn about authentic community engagement. The Institute is an evolution of the work of the Building the Field of Community Engagement (www.buildthefield.org), and is a direct response to the growing demand for community engagement tools, knowledge and best practices from foundations, community-based organizations, government agencies and institutions. Our vision is that all community members, especially those that have been historically oppressed and ignored, are engaged in and have authorship of their lives and their future. We hope to advance learning, practice and leadership within the field of community engagement in order to change systems and create sustainable, community-driven solutions for today’s key opportunities and challenges.