Lead Strategist, Center for Nonprofit Management
Alda Merino-Caan, JD, has 13 years of experience in the nonprofit realm delivering trainings and professional development, advising the leadership of organizations ranging from startups to veteran nonprofits, and designing successful and sustainable programs. She brings a diverse perspective as a nonprofit consultant and attorney with a background in advocacy, community education and organizing, program development, as well as cultural experience that includes global nonprofit reach. At the Center for Nonprofit Management, Merino-Caan engages in evaluation in which she works directly with funders, stakeholders, and nonprofits to coordinate and support the various phases of evaluation project management. She also provides consultation, capacity building, training and facilitation, and guidance for leaders of nonprofits, and facilitates professional development workshops, coaching, and peer-to-peer learning. Merino-Caan is a capacity builder in strategic planning, board development and governance, evaluation, cultural humility, whole person supervision, and organizational wellbeing. Her clientele consists of nonprofit and community leaders, board members, funders, government agencies, healthcare and mental health providers, and other entities investing in and/or partnering with the nonprofit sector. Merino-Caan holds a juris doctor from Loyola Law School and a bachelor’s in international and intercultural studies and Spanish from Pitzer College.