Inca A. Mohamed, Chair Governance and Nominations Committee

Inca A. Mohamed is internationally recognized for her group facilitation, training skills, and her expertise in managing and working with nonprofit organizations addressing youth development, sexual and reproductive health, rights and justice, gender equity, and equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI). Inca has helped hundreds of organizations create effective and powerful management and strategies for change. She also works as a coach, supporting social justice leaders to fully express their leadership strengths and vision.

Inca’s approach to consulting is rooted in her experience as a Caribbean immigrant from a multi-ethnic family. Her work is informed by the understanding that an organization’s willingness and commitment to address issues of equity, diversity and inclusion consistently and systematically are fundamental to its health and its capacity for sustained impact.

Inca’s clients have included: Arcus Foundation, Counsel of New Jersey Grantmakers, Open Society Foundations, The Annie E. Casey Foundation, The Ford Foundation, The Leadership Conference Education Fund, The Meyer Foundation, The North Star Fund, The Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers,, National Civil Rights Museum, Race Forward, SAGE, SisterSong, The Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers, The LGBT ED Institute, The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, The National LGBTQ Task Force, The National Women’s Health Network, The W. Haywood Burns Institute for Juvenile Justice Fairness & Equity, and many more.

Inca has held leadership positions at a diverse range of organizations including at Management Assistance Group (MAG) (Change Elemental), YWCA of the USA, Hawaii Department of Health, The Door (a comprehensive youth development center) and Northern California Planned Parenthood. She also has extensive experience in philanthropy including serving as Program Officer for human development and reproductive health at the Ford Foundation where she oversaw a $60 million dollar portfolio aimed at strengthening youth development domestically and internationally and as a consulting philanthropic advisor to Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, where she engaged in grantmaking and capacity building for Community Based Organizations (CBOs) in Trinidad and Tobago.

Inca has completed training through Visions, Inc., The Social Transformation Project (Robert Gass), the Interaction Institute for Social Change’s “Conversation about Racism” course and is certified in Community Coaching through Leadership That Works.

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