When Diana Nambatya Nsubuga was announced as the recipient of the 2016 American Express NGen Leadership Award, Independent Sector president and CEO Dan Cardinali wrote:
“Diana is a shining example of the power that good leadership has in making a real difference in people’s lives. Her ability to develop and advance a network and use advocacy ensures that her work makes an impact that will be felt beyond her immediate programs and throughout generations.”
When she formally received the award at the 2016 Independent Sector Conference, Diana animated Dan’s words with a passionate reflection on her growth as a leader, the global health challenges she’s solving, and the inspiration that she finds in the communities she serves.
We’re proud to share her remarks: