Kysha Brown Robinson

Kysha Brown Robinson is a transformative leader and sacred sounding board.  She is principal of Compositions, LLC, offering a customized blend of transformational coaching, powerhouse practices and exceptional seminar and retreat experiences.  Kysha is a Licensed Desire Map Facilitator with more than 10 years experience developing and leading personal and professional development programs.  

She lives her belief in every person’s power to create, to innovate, and to elevate.

For eight years, Robinson served as executive director of Central City Renaissance Alliance.  She championed efforts to create Cradle to College and Career programming, to partner in establishment of the Mahalia Jackson Early Childhood & Family Learning Center, and to forward other catalytic neighborhood projects through collaborative efforts.  She previously served as project coordinator of Making Connections New Orleans, an initiative of the Annie E. Casey Foundation.  Robinson also led with the Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations as the first Regional Director of its New Orleans office, serving hundreds of nonprofit member organizations.  

A highly regarded coach, trainer, and facilitator, Robinson has led numerous transformational seminars, leadership and self-development programs, and capacity building initiatives.  

She is an accomplished poet and publisher, author of the poetry collection, “Spherical Woman,” and co-editor of the anthology, “Fertile Ground – Memories & Visions.”  Kysha and her mentor, Kalamu ya Salaam, launched Runagate Press.  New Orleans’ Times Picayune, acknowledged Runagate’s seminal anthology, “From a Bend in the River – 100 New Orleans Poets,” by naming the collection a Top 10 local title. 

Robinson is a founding member of Zawadi Giving Circle, a donor advised fund that she and friends established at the Greater New Orleans Foundation, making grants in arts and education.  She also serves on the board of directors of New Orleans Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.  For the last fifteen years, her work in the arts, business, philanthropy and community development has focused on leadership development, personal transformation and success through collaborative community change.

Kysha Brown Robinson Principal of Compositions, LLC,

Kysha Brown Robinson

Principal of Compositions, LLC,

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

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Career Stage
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