Lillian D. Singh  

Vice President of Programs & Racial Wealth Equity  

Prosperity Now  

Washington, DC 


Lillian D. Singh is the vice president of Programs and Racial Wealth Equity at Prosperity Now. She leverages her strengths in racial economic analysis, program design, grassroots capacity building, and power-building strategies to catalyze nonprofit leaders of color as they address systemic and institutional inequalities. She is a member of Prosperity Now’s leadership team, where she provides vision, leadership, and management accountability to a multidisciplinary staff and workstreams driving impact towards financial resilience and racial economic equity. In 2015, she co-launched the Racial Wealth Divide Initiative, which has grown to include nearly 100 organizations led by people of color, spanning 11 states and 16 cities. Lillian previously worked for the NAACP, where she helped reestablish the Economic Department and managed the Financial Freedom Campaign supporting state and local affiliates. Lillian is an Independent Sector NGen American Express Fellow, a National Urban Fellow for America’s Leaders of Change, a licensed security and investment representative, and serves on several nonprofit boards. She holds a BA in Urban Planning and a MA in Sociology, both from Stanford University. Lillian is a Fellow of the third class of the Civil Society Fellowship, a Partnership of ADL and The Aspen Institute, and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.