Shonda Brooks

Senior Director, Equity and Engagement

Shonda Brooks [she/her/hers] is the Senior Director, Equity and Engagement at Global Fund for Women.

As the Executive Lead of our Fiscal Sponsorship program, Shonda has been instrumental in expanding the program, which provides support and guidance to emerging organizations in the social sector. Under her leadership, the Fiscal Sponsorship program has doubled the number of partners, creating more opportunities for collaboration and impact.

In her time at Global Fund for Women, she has overseen the distribution of $14 million in grants to partners, ensuring accountability and impact. In addition, she has generated an extra $500,000 in revenue for our organization through her fundraising and networking efforts.

Shonda is a proactive and experienced senior professional with a history of supporting C-level leaders in fast-paced corporate and non-profit environments. She is recognized and valued as a discreet and knowledgeable manager and partner, with the ability to juggle and prioritize needs while ensuring speedy responses to logistics and business concerns. Shonda has a reputation for developing, implementing, and communicating policies and objectives, handling unforeseen issues, and serving as a liaison to clients, internal staff, and external contacts. She is a professional problem solver, with a background in strategic planning, communications, team and project management, and large-scale event production. Most recently, Shonda has worked with C-Suite executives and managing partners at EW Healthcare, Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, Habitat for Humanity, and Planned Parenthood.

When Shonda is not working, she enjoys walking, playing tennis, spending time with her daughter and family. Shonda currently resides in New Jersey.