The Future of Girls: Alliance for Girls Conference

By May 22, 2015

There are too many wonderful things to mention about the 3rd Annual Alliance for Girls Conference I attended this past Wednesday. Alliance for Girls is a TWI annual grantee and throughout the conference many of TWI’s values were employed. Dialogue was a common tool used in sessions and relationship building was central to the way…

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Common Application: Philanthropy and Increasing Accessibility

By May 5, 2015

What would it be like if foundations didn’t have to be catered to by nonprofits vying for funding for their mission-driven work? Having been a student and researcher for most of my life, in addition to working for several nonprofits, I have done–and will continue to do–many types of applications. While doing certain applications for…

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The Rockwood Way: Supporting Leaders To Lead

By April 17, 2015

“To change the way change is done… not just in this country, but all around the world.” -Stacy Kono, Director of Programs @ Rockwood Leadership Institute This week I was honored to sit down with Stacy Kono to speak with her about the work of the Rockwood Leadership Institute, as well as her own experiences…

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The Promise and Potential of Place-Based Leadership Programs

By April 2, 2015

[This post was first published on NCRP’s blog] Photo courtesy of LeaderSpring. By Cynthia A. Chavez Editor’s Note: This piece is the third in a series featuring leadership development experts on the value they’ve found in NCRP’s new report,Cultivating Nonprofit Leadership: A (Missed?) Philanthropic Opportunity. For past posts, click here. In the early 1990s, I had an…

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Trust As A Way Forward

By September 25, 2014

Trust as a way forward

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