LaKimba B. DeSadier

LaKimba B. DeSadier

NBCSL Executive Director has served as the Executive Director for NBCSL since 2003. She has worked to promote the organization in state legislatures, as well as increase its membership and visibility nationwide.
Reflections of Great NBCSL Leaders
In 2003, I experienced several significant events in my life: a new marriage, my first pregnancy, and a challenging job as the Executive Director of…
Beyond Silicon Valley: Expanding Opportunities for Minority STEM Students
It is clear to most economists, entrepreneurs, and policymakers that America’s ability to remain competitive in an increasingly global economy requires innovation in the fields…
Can We Really Afford to Cut SNAP Benefits?
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides nutrition subsidies to nearly 48 million low-income families and individuals.  It serves as the nation’s hunger safety net…
This is the Time to Embrace Innovation Economies
While the economy continues its slow but steady recovery, what can we do to support faster, yet sustainable growth?  The answer may lie in the…