Linda Friedman

Program Director,
Nonprofit Leadership Program
University of Connecticut Department of Public Policy

Linda oversees noncredit programs focusing on the educational and capacity-building needs ofConnecticut’s nonprofit sector. Her portfolio includes Encore!Hartford, an award-winning career transition program for seasoned professionals from the for-profit to nonprofit sector; theHispanic Leadership Institute, a program developed and implemented in collaboration with theConnecticut Chapter of the Hispanic Federation; skill-development and sector-awareness courses for nonprofit emerging leaders; and a peer collaboration and shared knowledge retreat for nonprofit executive directors.