Emily Holthaus, Managing Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, recently joined Nonprofit HR from the YMCA of the USA where she served as the organization’s Director of Multicultural Leadership Development. In that role, Emily was responsible for designing, implementing, and measuring the Y’s nationwide strategy to ensure that its 250,000-person workforce reflected the diverse communities that it serves through a broad range of programs, training, and strategic systems change. Her work required her to partner closely with other DEI leaders across the Y in addition to HR leaders and other C-suite leaders across the US.
Prior to that role, Emily served in several leadership positions in various nonprofits including Vice President of Operations, Executive Director, and National Director of Social Responsibility roles. Since joining the Nonprofit HR team, Emily has led numerous engagements aimed at helping our clients define, manage and implement their DEI strategies, priorities and organizational-wide initiatives.