Lead Trainer Bios

Sangita Kumar

is a results-based organizational development consultant and skilled trainer dedicated to the empowerment of individuals and communities.  Her work over the past ten years has allowed her to interact with a wide variety of organizations in business and non-profit sectors in the United States and internationally.  Sangita's experience with these organizations ranges from coaching, staffing, professional development, strategic planning, program design, program management and mentoring.  Sangita has designed and led over three hundred training workshops and specializes in applying youth development theory to program design and programmatic quality improvements.  Her combination of organizational development skills and her passion for learning and change allow her to move flexibly and efficiently among diverse organizations.  In 2010 Sangita completed her master's desgree in Organizational Development and became a Certified Life Coach.

Tanya Mayo

has spent the last two decades in the nonprofit field as an educator, administrator and capacity builder.  Her most recent position as Director of Capacity Building at the San Francisco Department of Children, Youth and their Families (DCYF) was a unique opportunity to draw from her vast experience in training, nonprofit systems, and youth development.  Tanya excels in supporting leaders, establishing fund-development programs, and strengthening organizations through consulting, coaching, training and facilitation.  Both professionally and personally, Tanya is committed to empowering youth and grassroots communities and has worked with numerous groups and organizations, including the following: GSA Network, SFUSD, Oakland Unified, Loco Bloco Drum and Dance Ensemble, the Girls Afterschool Academy, the Dept. of Public Health, and the S.F. Women's Building.