Harriet Patterson, MPH, has over 20 years of experience working in and with nonprofit organizations in San Francisco, New York, Delaware, New Jersey, Dallas and New Zealand. She is currently the Executive Director of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation in Northern California. Previously, she worked at the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, National Brain Tumor Society, the Association to Benefit Children, Debnam House Community Center, and volunteered with several organizations overseas.
Harriet received her Master of Public Health from the University of Auckland where she served as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar and was awarded the John McLeod Prize in Public Health. She earned her B.A. in History and Women’s Studies from Princeton University and holds a certificate in Nonprofit Management and Strategic Leadership from San Francisco State University. She writes and speaks about nonprofit management/leadership in the Bay Area and has conducted research, trainings, and presentations at health conferences across the country. For a full CV, find her on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/harriet-patterson-mph-a680179/
Harriet writes, speaks, and conducts trainings on topics related to nonprofit management and leadership including fundraising, building mission-centered teams and organizations, developing effective boards, building a strong volunteer corps, coaching and building capacity in your team, and strategic program management. For speaking, training, and writing opportunities, please reach out via email.
resources for nonprofit leaders
Below are some of my favorite resources related to leadership, management, and the nonprofit sector.