Latoya A. Henry is the New York Program Manager for Usher’s New Look where she’s able to ignite the spark in young people. In this role, she’s able to help young people realize their gifts and talents and show them how they can share those gifts with the world through their education, career and service to improve their lives and the lives of those in their communities. Her responsibilities include creating enrichment experiences, identifying and collaborating with strategic partners, and increasing awareness of the work that UNL does in New York City.
A graduate of Spelman College in Atlanta, GA, Latoya has extensive experience in Marketing, Public Relations, Events and Fundraising. She has lent her expertise to children and education focused non-profits like SFK – Success for Kids, A Better Chance and Children of Promise; planning young leadership functions, award/fundraising ceremonies and managing community relationships. She’s mastered the fine art of raising funds and awareness with panache through provocative, experiential events.
In her down time, Latoya loves keeping a pulse on what’s happening in the nonprofit world through her site Haute Giving (www.haute-giving.com). Haute Giving is a digital and social space that chronicles all things philanthropy—from identifying and advocating for global needs, to the events, products and campaigns created to ensure those needs are met.