Race to Lead Report Highlights Lessons on Nonprofits, Leadership and Race Survey
The share of people of color in executive director and CEO roles in the nonprofit sector has remained under 20 percent for the last 15 years, despite efforts to increase diversity in top leadership roles.
Why We’re Betting on Single Moms
In 2016, the pilot year of Walker’s Legacy Foundation helped 52 low-income single mothers become effective entrepreneurs. Natalie Cofield, an Ashoka Changemaker Fellow and alum of the Nairobi American Express Emerging Innovators 2016 Bootcamp, shares her passion for the mission and what’s next.
Getting Rid of the Cookies: My Journey to Financial Aid Disruption
No one can argue that the financial aid process is frustrating.
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.
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.
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.
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?”
June 28 Twitter Chat: Young Leaders Bridging Divides
Join YouthActionNet and LeaderStories for a Twitter Chat
June 28, 2017 at 10 a.m. ET
A Small Tree with Stronger Roots
Dispatches from the misty peaks of Yangshuo, China, where 22 conservationists gathered for an intensive leadership training.