Leah Silen has been with NumFOCUS since it was founded in 2012. As the executive director, she has been the primary driver behind the organization and execution of its programs including fiscal sponsorship, the PyData event series, and DEI initiatives. She has a background in community organizing and nonprofits. Leah has worked alongside the NumFOCUS board of directors to build an organization that today serves as the home of 43 fiscally sponsored projects, provides support to 43 Affiliated projects, and employs a team of 9 staff members.

Leah Silen has been a guest on 2 episodes.