Institute of Nonprofit Practice

The Institute for Nonprofit Practice

Yolanda Coentro

President and CEO, Institute for Nonprofit Practice

Yolanda Coentro is the President and CEO of the Institute for Nonprofit Practice (INP), an organization advancing social justice by equipping the most promising nonprofit leaders with the skills, confidence, and resources they need to make their organizations effective, innovative, and sustainable. Under Yolanda’s leadership, INP is deepening programmatic impact, scaling nationally and is a leader in equity and inclusion work in the sector.

Yolanda was recently featured in the Chronicle of Philanthropy as one of "15 More People Changing the Nonprofit World" and one of 25 "Powers That Will Be" in Boston Magazine. She is a 2018 recipient of the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce’s TOYL (Ten Outstanding Young Leaders) Award, a 2017 Social Innovation Forum "Social Innovator," and has been featured in a number of publications including the Boston Globe, Boston Voyager, and Social Innovations Journal.

Yolanda has consulted with organizations and companies across sectors to advance organizational change and actualize their equity and inclusion objectives. She is currently an Overseer at the Boston Children’s Museum and serves on Independent Sector’s Public Policy Committee. A graduate of Boston College, she has a Master’s in Social Work and is a proud alum of the Institute for Nonprofit Practice.