Entries for April 2020

Turning on a Dime: Shifting an Annual Conference to Virtual Overnight

Doug Green // Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Turning on a Dime: Shifting an Annual Conference to Virtual Overnight

In early March, as the coronavirus was beginning its rapid spread in the U.S., Dr. Kim and Dr. Lopez led AHSIE in taking the organization’s annual conference online in record time. Doug Green, Senior Consultant, sat down with the two of them (virtually, of course!) to talk about how they made it happen and what they learned.

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Categories: Nonprofits, Leadership, Strategic Planning
Tags: advocacy, civic engagement, policy, social sector, strategy

An Interview With Marva Stanford, Regional Director, Field Operations, The ALS Association

Makiyah Moody // Friday, April 24, 2020

An Interview With Marva Stanford, Regional Director, Field Operations, The ALS Association

In this interview, Marva Stanford talks about the importance of knowing your worth, speaks of the ways in which her grandmother and mom have influenced how she wants to be remembered, and shares a poem she authored.

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Decision-Making Basics for These Times

Lester Olmstead-Rose // Thursday, April 16, 2020

Decision-Making Basics for These Times

More than ever, organizations are making quick decisions to make sure they can continue to function. Lester Olmstead-Rose, Partner, discusses the importance of using explicit decision-making criteria that can help ensure the decisions you’re making support your long-term financial and mission success. 

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Categories: Leadership
Tags: decision making, organizational learning, resources, impact, social sector, sustainability

An Interview with Gislaine Ngounou, Vice President, Strategy and Programs, Nellie Mae Education Foundation

Makiyah Moody // Thursday, April 9, 2020

An Interview with Gislaine Ngounou, Vice President, Strategy and Programs, Nellie Mae Education Foundation

In this interview, Gislaine Ngounou reflects on her leadership trajectory as it has been informed by her Cameroonian roots and lived experiences as an immigrant and a Black woman, and how those unique perspectives have influenced how she moves through the world as a truth teller and freedom fighter.

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Working From Home: What We’ve Learned

David La Piana // Thursday, April 2, 2020

Working From Home: What We’ve Learned

Join the conversation with David La Piana, Makiyah Moody, Kyu Kang, and Beverly Snow as they discuss some of the ways in which they have developed routines and habits that have contributed to their success in working from home.

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Categories: Governance, Leadership
Tags: strategy, workplace