Are the right people sitting around your board table? Is your board inclusive of the community you serve? Are your board meetings inclusive of all voices around the table?
Increasingly, nonprofit organizations are recognizing the need to become more inclusive of diversity in order to meet the needs of the communities they serve and achieve their missions. In this session we will explore key trends illustrating the nonprofit landscape relative to diversity and inclusion and interactively examine practical strategies and tools to advance social equity around the board table.
Appropriate for current and incoming board members and nonprofit professionals.
About the presenter:
Katena Cain, Nonprofit Management Consultant
Katena is a professional consultant skilled at helping diverse groups and communities think creatively and collaboratively together. She empowers people to translate conflict and differences into creative breakthrough.
She is a management consultant with Nonprofit Network where she works primarily with initiatives surrounding diversity, inclusion and equity, communication and board governance.
Previously, she was in higher education where she served as an academic advisor and as the lead facilitator to Sisters of Strength, a service and leadership organization for women of color at Jackson Community College. While in her leadership role with the Sisters of Strength, Katena has supported, encouraged and assisted many women of color toward their efforts in achieving academic and professional success.
Katena has served on several committees related to strategic planning, workplace relations and diversity in her community. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University, a Master’s degree in Organizational Management from Spring Arbor University and is a PhD candidate in Organizational Leadership at Grand Canyon University.
Cost: No Charge for Nonprofit Network Members
$10.00 Future Members
Please note: Board 101 - Basic board responsibilities is a recommended prerequisite for this webinar
Please Note: Nonprofit Network may videotape or photograph public events. Videos and photos are used solely for the promotional purposes of Nonprofit Network. Nonprofit Network will regard as confidential all non-public information obtained during the course of its professional assignments. Information given in a public setting has no expectation of confidentiality.
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