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Dinah Consuegra (She/Ella)

Chief of Staff and Learning

Dinah Consuegra is the Chief of Staff and Learning for the Foundation to provide immediate support for internal and external projects. A native Chicagoan, proudly
born to immigrant parents, Dinah has been focused on closing the opportunity gap in her more than 20 year career. Dinah has served in various senior leadership capacities for districts, schools and nonprofits. She has spent half of her career working directly with Black and Brown youth in Los Angeles as a teacher, administrator, and Principal. Since moving to Oakland in 2009, she has focused her efforts on national systemic change specifically focused on freedom and justice for Black and Brown communities. Most recently, she was Director of Partnership Development at PBLWorks where she oversaw all district, international and Institute partners. Alongside the CEO, she also co-led organizational efforts around advancing racial justice. Prior to that, Dinah was the West
Regional Director for EL Education providing leadership coaching and supporting a network of 32 schools across 6 states. Outside of her passion for leaving behind a legacy of liberation, Dinah delights in hip hop culture, being a mom, and urban farming at her home in East Oakland.

Other Team Members

  • Veronica Molina-Lopez

    Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer Kapor Foundation
  • Kadeem Palacios

    Tech Solutions Engineer Kapor Foundation


  • Kalisha Davis

    CS Equity Curriculum Project Director Kapor Foundation


  • Lisa Cruz Novohatski

    Senior Data & Insights Analyst Kapor Foundation