Sabrina Slade

Director, Racial Equity and Advocacy

Team member since April 2019

My Responsibilities at the Endowment:

  • Shape the Endowment’s direction through the design, implementation, and management of initiatives and programs through a lens of racial equity.
  • Work with nonprofits, communities, and boards to lead the development of equitable frameworks for grantmaking and advocacy efforts.

My Proudest Accomplishment:
Personally, my daughter; professionally, being the youngest executive for Big Brothers Big Sisters in 2000.

Before I Joined the Endowment:

  • Executive Director, Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Durham and Orange Counties (now Triangle BBBS).
  • Director, The United Way of Forsyth County’s Volunteer Center.
  • Director, Strategic Initiatives, The Winston-Salem Foundation.

Education, Awards, Community Engagement:

  • BA in Psychology from UNC Charlotte.
  • Master’s in Business Administration from University of Phoenix. 
  • Board member, NC Center for Nonprofits.
  • Vice Chair for the Board of Visitors for Salem Academy and College in Winston-Salem, NC.

When Not Working, I Enjoy:
Traveling and spending time with friends and family.