Ms. Aisha Nyandoro

Executive Director
Jackson, Mississippi
United States

Focus Areas

Community & Civic Engagement
Community & Civic Engagement
Economic Security


Aisha Nyandoro is the executive director of Springboard to Opportunities, an organization that empowers residents of affordable housing to set and achieve their personal long-term goals. Aisha has more than a decade of experience developing, implementing, and evaluating programs aimed at improving the quality of life for individuals with limited resources. Prior to joining Springboard To Opportunities, Aisha served as a Program Officer with the Foundation for the Mid South. During her tenure she strengthened the Foundation’s community development portfolio by executing a plan focused on five specific strategies aimed at transforming communities. Additionally, she led the Foundation’s place-based initiative – Community of Opportunities. Under her leadership she helped community leaders’ leverage over $10 million in federal and private funding. In addition, she established statewide, regional, and national public-private partnerships to leverage resources and assist the Foundation in achieving its mission and goals. She holds a B.A. in Psychology from Tennessee State University, a M.A. in Community Psychology and Urban Affairs and a Ph.D. in Community Psychology from Michigan State University.