Sloan Leo is the Director of Social Innovation, at The VAID Group, a social innovation & consulting firm focused on projects that advance equity, justice and inclusion.In their role they lead the consulting and executive learning practice. They approach their work with organizations, with the understanding that they are a type of community. Sloan builds community capacity to have hard conversations, and make equitable, durable and inclusive progress. In Spring 2020, they were the inaugural Designer in Residence at the School of Visual Arts, Design for Social Innovation Masters Program. Sloan Leo’s work at the school considered how social innovation as a design practice can connect more deeply with social innovation as it is practiced by movements, institutions and people seeking justice. They have taught Managing Public Service Organizations at NYU Wagner’s Graduate School of Public Service since 2016.
Bachelor of Arts, The State University of New York at Albany