Koya Culture

Koya’s New Web Site!

We are thrilled to release a new look and feel for Koya’s web site and invite you to take a minute to explore it. One of the additions we are most excited about is the Success Stories page, where we highlight recently placed candidates. Our guiding philosophy – The right person in the right place can change the world – is coming to life through these placements. All of us at Koya are honored to have the opportunity to connect incredibly […]

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Steps Nonprofits Must Take Before Launching a Senior Hire

Resignations often happen when we least expect it, and when they come from senior leaders, it’s perceived as a significant loss for the organization. The announcement that a senior leader has decided to move on often results in a mix of negative emotions for many of the employees left behind: Stress, worry, and even panic, especially for those who are responsible for finding a replacement. Many questions arise: How much of my time will go into finding a replacement? Who […]

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From Intention to Action: Building diverse leadership teams in education to deepen impact


In early 2014, Koya Leadership Partners and Education Pioneers collaborated on an initiative to assess racial diversity in education nonprofits and develop concrete recommendations for how to build more racially diverse leadership teams.

Read the results of our joint endeavor here: From Intention to Action: Building Diverse Leadership Teams in Education to Deepen Impact.

This report from the field illustrates the gap between intention and action that […]

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Managing People

Navigating Employee Exits

Managing the transition when an employee quits or is let go can be difficult. In this article, VP, Human Capital Consulting Services Allison Wyatt explores some of the common pitfalls organizations and managers make during employee exits and how to avoid them.

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