As a Senior Director of Training at Coro, Nnenna Ozobia works in partnership with the programs team to deliver innovative leadership and professional development programs. Previously, Nnenna worked at Kaiser Permanente as a top-rated facilitator and developer of executive education programs in English and Spanish for global health care leaders and, subsequently, as a patient experience advisor. For over 17 years, Nnenna has engaged in work related to diversity, equity and inclusion. She has led inclusive, clinical research, education, and outreach initiatives for the City and County of San Francisco, served as a policy director, consultant, and researcher for nonprofits focused on socio-economic access and intercultural education, and guided stakeholders through grant proposals to obtain millions in financing from international financial institutions.
In addition to her bachelor’s degree in international relations from Stanford and her master’s degree in international economics from Johns Hopkins, she is a graduate of the Coro Southern California Fellows Program in Public Affairs.
What inspires you to work in leadership development?
The ability to support others on a journey to challenge their assumptions and fulfill their highest potential―and to personally learn and grow exponentially in the process.
What’s your favorite leadership quote?
“If you have come here to help me you are wasting your time, but if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together.” ― Lilla Watson
Where are we most likely to find you when you’re not at work?
Taking long walks with my favorite podcast hosts.