Lulete Mola- Advisory Board Member- Minneapolis, MN

Lulete Mola is the director of Community Impact for the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota. In this position, Lulete leads the implementation and management of the Foundation’s grant making, evaluation, leadership and field building programs that enable large scale systems change. Lulete was active in the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota for several years and original joined the Foundation in 2013 as the Wenda Weekes Moore Intern. In 2014, she became the Reatha Clark King Fellow and program coordinator. Prior to joining the Foundation, she was the Policy and Community Engagement manager with Greater Twin Cities United Way, where she began as a Ron McKinley Philanthropy Fellow. She also leads political engagement and professional development initiatives in Minnesota’s East African community and is active in the Movement for Black Lives. She is the recipient of the Humanity in Action Fellowship, Ibrahim Leadership and Dialogue Project Fellowship, and the Scholarly Excellence in Equity and Diversity Award. She is the founder of SHE, a young women’s leadership program that was active for eight years in Minnesota high schools and at the University of Minnesota. In 2017, she was named Young Professional of the Year Finalist by the St. Paul Chamber of Commerce. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Minnesota.