Feb 5, 2018 · 1 min read

The Future of Black and Latino Leaders: A Q&A with Jim Shelton


Our President of Education, Jim Shelton talks about our commitment to ensure communities are at the center of their solution-making. In his Q&A with EdLoC (Education Leaders of Color) he discusses our approach to support diversity in leadership in education.

“Philanthropists are in a unique position to support leaders….If you believe having diverse leadership that reflects the communities you’re trying to serve is important, then those are things you should set conditions around, and encourage with your resources.”


Jim Shelton:  Through the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, we have a unique opportunity and responsibility to champion more diversity, equity, and inclusion in education leadership by supporting organizations that share our vision: hiring and equipping leaders that better represent the communities we serve. Read more in my Q&A with Education Leaders of Color.

We sat down with Mr. Shelton to learn about the state of education philanthropy, his role at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI), and the type of…
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