Nina Moreno


Dr. Nina Moreno, PhD, has designed, implemented, and evaluated innovative, community defined, culturally relevant strategies to strengthen communities and promote equity, inclusion, belonging, and diversity (EIBD) for the past 25 years.  Dr. Moreno is deeply committed to advancing EIBD within public systems and engaging communities in this process.  She is currently a Senior Consultant with SEED Collaborative. Prior to joining SEED, Nina founded and was the Principal of Moreno & Associates, where she consulted on strategy; project design, implementation, management, and evaluation; systems change research, analysis, writing, monitoring, and advocacy; and conducted group facilitation. Additionally, she was the Chief Officer of Research and Health Policy at Safe Passages/SP and the Interim Executive Director at the Children’s Defense Fund-California where she worked primarily on advancing health and education systems change.  Nina currently serves on the National Association of Social Work-California’s Legislative Committee and the California Children and Youth Behavioral Health Initiative’s Equity Working Group.

Nina holds a Ph. D. in Social Welfare from the School of Social Work at Hunter College, a M.S. in Social Welfare from Columbia University School of Social Work, and a B.S. in Social Welfare from Cornell University’s College of Human Ecology. When she is not conducting research and developing strategy, Nina may be found exploring the world with her wife. 

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Applying Targeted Universalism: Case Studies from the Field
Government, nonprofit and philanthropic leaders will share their journeys’, triumphs, challenges, insights, and lessons learned from actively applying Targeted Universalism (TU) within their organizations and communities in this interactive panel discussion. They will discuss the nuances of TU application at each stage, including: Co-creating the universal goal Assessing the general population’s performance relative to the universal goal Assessing segment groups’ performances relative to the universal goal and situatedness Assessing and understanding the structures and systems that support or...