Join KC, Zoe, and Diane Ariza as they sit down with David Garza, the Executive Director of LEDA (Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America). In this episode, they delve into the power of mentorship, the significance of diverse leadership, and the authenticity that drives it. With over 20 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, David’s journey, born on the U.S.-Mexico border and marked by his own first-generation college experience, beautifully aligns with his commitment to student leaders from underserved communities.

David Garza has been a leader in the nonprofit sector for over 20 years, with expertise in fundraising, management and strategy. He joined Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America as the organization’s national Executive Director in July 2022. David is committed to student leaders from underserved communities, as their backgrounds, dreams, and paths mirror his own. Born and raised on the U.S.-Mexico border, David graduated from Princeton University in 1998 as a first-generation college student. Learn more about David and LEDA.