As a Program Manager at Coro, Biney works closely with the Programs Team to support transformative leadership development programs. Prior to joining Coro, she was a Project Manager at the Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence, providing culturally-specific technical assistance and training across the nation. She also worked on statewide projects that enhance the leadership and capacity of advocates from racially and ethnically diverse communities across California. With a B.A. in Peace and Conflict Studies from UC Berkeley, Biney previously worked on the Immigrant’s Rights Project with the ACLU as well as with Human Rights Watch.
What inspires you to work in leadership development?
I believe every being on Earth possesses the power to transform – themselves, their community, the world. I hope to unlock that continuous transformative power within myself and others.
What’s your favorite leadership quote?
“You can’t separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.” ― Malcolm X
Where are we most likely to find you when you’re not at work?
Throwing pottery on my wheel, hiking with my partner and German Shepard, or rooting for the Niners, Giants, and Warriors with my extended family in the Bay Area.