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SOLD OUT!: Nonprofit Leadership Series for Black Professionals
June 30 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
The Center is excited to partner with Rob Malone, Executive Director of The Arc Prince George’s County on this new series.
In a recent article, “How White People Conquered the Nonprofit Industry,” published in Nonprofit Quarterly, Anastasia Reesa Tomkin shared that Black people are underrepresented in the leadership ranks of nonprofits who serve people of color. Eighty percent of nonprofits are led by white executives. In fact, the percentage of people of color in executive director/CEO roles has remained under 20 percent for the last 15 years, according to a leadership report titled “Race to Lead: Confronting the Racial Leadership Gap.”
This series is designed to engage leaders in supervisory and management roles. It is a small and reasonable response to help advance diversity and value the talent of Black leaders in the nonprofit sector. The purpose of these online gatherings is to share information, tools and methods to help drive and inspire more leaders of color. More importantly, we want to raise the consciousness of those hiring nonprofit executives.
Each Session will be held from 9:00-10:15am via Zoom. Link to be provided at registration.
Tuesday, June 30; Introduction – Purpose & Approach
Tuesday, July 7; Cash is Kind – How to Manage Finance
Tuesday, July 14; Enjoy Your PIE – Position Yourself for Promotion
Tuesday, July 21; Importance of Growth
Tuesday, July 28; Building Your Team
Tuesday, August 4; Finding the Role
Tuesday, August 11; Learn From Others – Guest Panel Discussion
Tuesday, August 18; Celebrate!
This series is FREE to attend, but prior registration is required.
This series is now SOLD OUT! Please email Sean Sweeney (firstname.lastname@example.org) to be added to our wait list.
Meet our Facilitator:
Rob Malone, Executive Director for The Arc Prince George’s County (a $30 million nonprofit), will serve as the coordinator for this series. Rob is one of the few Blacks who runs a large nonprofit agency in Greater Washington. His background includes experience with General Electric, Chub Group of Insurance Companies and M&T Bank. For the past 8 years, he has been in nonprofit leadership roles as Chief Development Officer and Executive Director.