It's in the Data: Nonprofit Board Service is Good for Business (and Beyond)

A pathbreaking study finds that companies can advance diversity and inclusion, develop human capital for innovation, and foster sustainable economic development by engaging employees on nonprofit boards. The study's lead author shares her take-aways.

This Week: Follow Two Leaders Through the 2017 Academy

Nonprofit and social enterprise leaders are tackling some of society’s most complex problems.

Bridging Divides

Positive change begins with connection and relationships. On June 28th , YouthActionNet and LeaderStories hosted a lively Twitter chat via #amexleads on what it takes to foster lasting connection and understanding across cultural divides.

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Special Olympics Leaders get Special Support

Did you know that Special Olympics runs a Leadership Academy that provides comprehensive leadership training in 170 countries around the world? Take a look.

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Serving a Cause Greater than Ourselves

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. noted, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, what are you doing for others?”

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June 28 Twitter Chat: Young Leaders Bridging Divides

Join YouthActionNet and LeaderStories for a Twitter Chat
June 28, 2017 at 10 a.m. ET

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A Small Tree with Stronger Roots

Dispatches from the misty peaks of Yangshuo, China, where 22 conservationists gathered for an intensive leadership training.

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Global Summit Brings Diverse Social Purpose Leaders Together in NYC

Watch: Highlights from the 2017 American Express Leadership Academy Global Alumni Summit in New York City.

Art as a Vehicle for Activism: Marissa Gutierrez-Vicario's Journey

Leadership comes in many forms that we don't normally talk about. I see that every day.


Nonprofits, Beware "Reverse Pro Bono"

Should nonprofits ever "donate" knowledge and skills to corporations?