Meeting of the Minds Speaker

Nancy Shepherd

Founding Member

Manzanita Works

Nancy Shepherd, is a founding member of Manzanita Works whose mission is to give workers the support they need to live productive dignified lives in a region with high income inequality and cost of living.

She was elected to Palo Alto City Council in 2009, and served as Mayor in 2014, Vice President of Peninsula League of Cities, and keynote speaker at environment, governmental and international conferences. She worked as a managerial accountant in commercial real estate, holds a Masters in International Relations, and has received various leadership certificates and community service awards.