Entries for August 2018

An Interview with Raël Nelson James, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Bridgespan

Makiyah Moody // Wednesday, August 15, 2018

An Interview with Raël Nelson James, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Bridgespan

Raël Nelson James knows the importance of maintaining relationships and keeping in touch. In this interview, she shares which book she considers a "testament to the resiliency of Black people," lifts up philanthropy’s inescapable connection to the origination of wealth and wealth inequality, and explains why she doesn’t spin her wheels trying to convince people that racism is real.

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: nonprofit consulting, diversity, networks, organizational culture, social justice, social sector

An Interview with Indira Henard, Executive Director, DC Rape Crisis Center

Makiyah Moody // Friday, August 10, 2018

An Interview with Indira Henard, Executive Director, DC Rape Crisis Center

Naming that it’s lonely at the top, Indira Henard reveals what keeps her in the fight for women’s rights and how she turns crisis into opportunity.


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Categories: Leadership
Tags: cross-sector, decision making, human services, networks, social sector

Old Ways Won't Open New Doors

Scott Cotenoff // Monday, August 6, 2018

Old Ways Won't Open New Doors

How do we create a culture that encourages and supports diversity, equity, and inclusion and other deep organizational change? Scott Cotenoff, Partner, shares observations, reflections, and actions nonprofits can take to open new doors.

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Categories: Nonprofits, Change Management, Leadership
Tags: accountability, diversity, organizational culture, vision, workplace