Member Office Hours: Human Resources

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Member Office Hours: Human Resources

Calling all nonprofit leaders! Join Sequoia Owens to learn how to practice wellness and build positive, thriving workplaces.

By Nonprofit New York

When and where

Date and time

Thursday, May 25 · 8 - 11am PDT



About this event

Join Nonprofit New York the second and fourth Thursday of each month from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM to chat with experts in the field.

During Member Office Hours, you will have the opportunity to stop in virtually and ask questions to professionals in the Human Resource field. After the hour, our experts will follow up with you on any outstanding issues or questions you might have.

Focus Areas:

  • Examining organizational culture to minimize burnout and increase psychological safety
  • Value mapping - a practice geared toward intentional alignment of aspirational, articulated, and unspoken values of board, leadership, and staff.
  • Wellness practices for leaders to minimize burnout for themselves

This session we will be joined by Sequoia Owen

Sequoia Owen is the Founder & Chief Consultant of The Brilliant Lead LLC, a consulting and coaching firm dedicated to helping leaders practice wellness and build positive, thriving workplaces. Sequoia holds a Master's Degree in Mental Health Counseling and has served as a nonprofit professional for over a decade in various leadership roles including work at a national nonprofit to provide executive coaching across the country.

Key Area of Excellence: Human Resources

Not sure if your organization is a member? Check out our member directory. If your organization is not a current member of Nonprofit New York, visit our website for more information on joining.

Please Note: This is open to staff and board members of current Nonprofit New York member organizations. Organizations may send more than one individual to participate, HOWEVER if the event sells out registration may be limited to ONE person per organization due to space constraints.

If your organization is not a current member of Nonprofit New York, visit our website for more information on joining.


Registration is required. Please be advised that by registering for this event, unless we hear from you otherwise, we will include you as part of our regular mailing list. Please also be advised that the event will be recorded by Nonprofit New York. By enrolling for this event, you hereby: (1) give consent for Nonprofit New York or any third parties to use your photograph or image in its print, online and video publications; (2) release Nonprofit New York, its employees and any outside third parties from all liabilities or claims that you might assert in connection with the above-described uses; and (3) waive any right to inspect, approve or receive compensation for any materials or communications, including photographs, videotapes, website images or written materials, incorporating photos/images of you. To revoke this waiver, please email Programs Manager, Darby Masland,

About the organizer

Organized by
Nonprofit New York

Nonprofit New York champions and strengthens nonprofits through capacity building and advocacy to cultivate a unified, just, and powerful nonprofit sector. We’re building a thriving community of extraordinary nonprofits — a relentless, collective force for good. With nearly 1,200 member organizations, we’ve been building a powerful nonprofit community in New York for over 38 years, driven by the belief that when one nonprofit is stronger, all of us are stronger. Nonprofit New York is a 501(c)3 nonprofit membership organization based in Manhattan. Visit for more information.