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Nancy MasudaDirector of Strategic Partnerships

As Director of Strategic Partnerships, Nancy Masuda develops and manages Coro’s strategic partnerships with companies and other stakeholders, with the goal of advancing support of and participation in Coro’s leadership initiatives. Nancy is a proud graduate of Coro’s Exploring Youth Leadership (Class of 1999) and Women In Leadership (Fall 2018 Cohort), and attributes many of her successes as a lawyer, facilitator, and relationship builder to Coro’s programs. Nancy’s experience spans both public and private sectors, focusing on healthcare policy, compliance, and government relations, and she is excited that her passions have led her back to contribute and lead at Coro. Nancy is especially committed to women’s empowerment and leadership in the workplace and community. Nancy holds a BA from UC Berkeley and a JD from the University of Denver.

What inspires you to work in leadership development?

I am inspired by those who have a desire to lead and persevere through challenges, and to become successful and effective leaders. Coro provides opportunities to learn to be a better leader, helping people be unafraid to lead wherever they are.

 What’s your favorite leadership quote? 

“We need women who are so strong they can be gentle, so educated they can be humble, so fierce they can be compassionate, so passionate they can be rational, and so disciplined they can be free.” – Kavita Ramdas

Where are we most likely to find you when you’re not at work?

Running the beautiful trails in San Francisco, and enjoying endless conversations about anything with my husband and son.