While naming “white privilege” is an important part of exposing and dismantling structural racism, I can see how the term “privilege” is hard to swallow for white folks on the downside of our economic system. Being marginalized in one power system doesn’t mean you can’t be privileged in another. But this particular form of pushback […]
About Gita Gulati-Partee
Gita Gulati-Partee builds organizational and leadership capacity for breakthrough social change through the national consulting practice OpenSource Leadership Strategies, Inc. She is a native of North Carolina and the daughter of professional middle class immigrants from India. With expertise in asset-based methods of inquiry and engagement, organization and network development, adaptive leadership and change, organizational and movement strategy, and systems change advocacy, Gita has served as senior consultant to the Center for Lobbying in the Public Interest, project consultant to the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, and core faculty of the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force’s Academy for Leadership and Action. Previously, she served as public policy director with the NC Center for Nonprofits and as a program officer with The Cleveland Foundation. Gita earned an MBA as well as a certificate in public policy from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University. She received her undergraduate degree from Duke University. Gita has published books and articles on advocacy, philanthropy, nonprofit management, education, and racial equity.