External Partnerships Team

Hez Norton, Director of Partnerships and Leadership Initiatives

Prior to joining TSNE, Hez served as the executive director of Resource Generation, a national nonprofit that engages young adults with financial wealth in social change philanthropy and was the executive director of North Carolina Lambda Youth Network. Hez also led the youth involvement program in the North Carolina Governor’s Office and was a program officer for Learn and Serve America with the North Carolina Commission on National and Community Service. A Rockefeller Foundation Next Generation Leadership Fellow, Hez also received a fellowship from the Lyndhurst Foundation’s Southern Community Partners Program. Hez currently sits on the board of the National LGBTQ Task Force. Hez is a co-creator and contributing editor to the book "Classified: How to Stop Hiding Your Privilege and Use It for Social Change." Hez received a B.A. in public policy from Duke University and a master’s degree in public administration from Northeastern University.

Contact External Partnerships: hnorton@tsne.org