FORA.tv Speaker - Maureen Sedonaen
Maureen Sedonaen is Regional Vice President of Revolution Foods. Sedonaen has over 20 years of experience in the nonprofit leadership and management sector. A nationally recognized authority and thought leader in the field of Strategic Leadership and Youth Development, her work has focused on the intersections between Social Change, Public Policy and Community in the areas of Health, Education, Civic Engagement and Leadership. Ms. Sedonaen founded the Youth Leadership Institute (YLI), incorporated in 1991, and currently serves as the organization's President and Chief Executive Officer. An accomplished keynote speaker, trainer, and strategic advisor, she has taught university and professional level courses in Youth Development, Prevention, Philanthropy and Public Policy, as well as published numerous articles and contributed to several books. She has received the State of California Governor's Award of Recognition for developing youth programs that truly empower young people and a Congressional Award of Innovation for her youth leadership and development work. In 2001, She received the National Exemplary Leadership Award from the Office of the President and in 2006 was given the California Friday Night Live Hero Award and has been recognized by several philanthropic foundations and service organizations. In 2008, Sedonaen was awarded the Non-Profit CEO of the Year from the Center for Volunteer and Non Profit Leadership. Currently she serves as a Board Member for the Social Enterprise Alliance-Bay Area Chapter and on the Board of The Center for Volunteer and Non-Profit Leadership. In March 2011, Sedonaen was inducted into the Marin Women's Hall of Fame. She is a graduate of Harvard Business School's Strategic Perspectives in Non-Profit Management and holds an MBA in Strategic Leadership from Dominican University of California.
03.20.12 | 01:45:13 min
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