Senior Director of Community Building, Independent Sector
Habib Bako is the senior director of community building at Independent Sector. In this role, he builds out strategies for deep engagement with targeted groups of changemakers through numerous vehicles. This includes managing select programmatic areas for Upswell Summit, Independent Sector’s annual gathering of social good changemakers, and managing the Upswell’s fellowship program. Bako has been at Independent Sector for nine years and has previously served as a manager focused on community engagement, event logistics, and as the executive assistant to the president and CEO of Independent Sector. Prior to Independent Sector, Bako was a program associate for Every Child Matters and Nonprofit HR. Bako is fluent in French and loves to travel.