Nelson Layag is a certified coach, consultant, facilitator and trainer for nonprofit leaders and organizations. His passion is working with people and organizations who fight for justice in our society and community and is a certified leadership coach through Leadership That Works bringing coaching to individuals but also with teams.
He was previously responsible for the design and management of CompassPoint’s public training program and played the lead for the organization’s conference program. For nearly 24 years, his work not only focused on developing learning programs for CompassPoint but also facilitated training on topics including leadership, performance management, group facilitation, project management, and instructional design.
Nelson is one of the founding members of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network – SF Bay Area Chapter and is currently serving as the board president of Filipino Advocates for Justice. We are excited to have him as our Advisory Board Member.
Moua joined YNPN back in 2010. She’s is a Marketing and Social Media Consultant for nonprofits and startups. She believes heavily in volunteerism and has taken on leadership positions with six nonprofit organizations around the Bay Area and beyond.
One of her proudest accomplishments was playing a key role in the passage of CA Assembly Joint Resolution 36 for the protection of the Hmong-Lao human rights, which led her to be invited to the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) in ’08,’09 & ’10 to work on the issue on an international scale.
Moua is an avid outdoor adventurer, competitive obstacle course racer, and parkour enthusiast. Her interests are always changing and she’s always on the lookout for new experiences. Every year, you can find her at a Haunted Attraction for Halloween.