Classes, Workshops, and Presentations

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Free Consultations

The current pandemic is forcing organizations of all sizes and missions to re-evaluate strategic plans, hiring decisions and even their mission. During this difficult time we are pleased to offer free, one-hour consultations via Zoom to help you think through the implications and ramifications of the Corona pandemic on your organization. Please fill out our contact form to schedule.

Elizabeth Scott, PhD, CEO/President

Elizabeth Scott, PhD, CEO/President
The DNA of a Highly Engaged Culture
May 24, 10:00 am
The Nonprofit Partnership

One of the primary reasons change efforts fail is that organizational culture isn’t considered. Culture—the shared values, beliefs, and norms that guide an organization—is different in every context; however there are some common characteristics of any effective and engaged culture.

During this workshop, you will explore the DNA of a highly engaged culture and leave with tools to proactively cultivate change within your organization.

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Swafia Ames, Managing Director, People Strategy & Inclusion

Swafia Ames, Managing Director, People Strategy & Inclusion
The Leadership Imperative & Operationalizing Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
Impact Racial Equity Forum
June 10, 9:30-10:30

Achieving diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in your workplace is a process for creating change through education, collaboration, and vigilance. Courageous leaders that guide their organizations on a DEI journey foster evolving levels of insight that results in growth and new experiences for individuals and the organization. Working to achieve diverse, equitable, and inclusive environments has numerous demonstrated benefits, including enhanced innovation, faster problem solving, and increased productivity. As leaders and organizations embark on their DEI journey, it is important that they have a roadmap to guide their efforts. Throughout this session, we will explore a framework for operationalizing DEI and highlight the critical role of leadership along the journey.

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Alexandra Suchman, Consultant

Alexandra Suchman, Consultant
Webinar: Intro to Risk & Change Management
August 11, 1:30-3:30 ET

This workshop will focus on two essential leadership skills that boost resilience: risk management – how to identify, understand, and prepare for potential threats – and change management – how to modify and adapt in a way that maximizes success and minimizes disruption.

In this virtual workshop, you will learn the basics for:
• How to spot and prepare for potential problems.
• Strategies for prioritizing and adapting in the face of many moving pieces.
• How to plan for and implement successful change initiatives.

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Elizabeth Scott, PhD, CEO/President

Elizabeth Scott, PhD, CEO/President
The Pandemic and the Nonprofit Sector
Mission Impact Podcast

Our CEO talks with Carol Hamilton of the Mission Impact podcast about how the pandemic has changed nonprofit culture, and how your nonprofit can make sure you’re making the necessary changes as well.

Listen here.

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Covid-19 & Racial Inequity in the Greater Washington Nonprofit Sector

The Center for Nonprofit Advancement commissioned research from Brighter Strategies as part of a regional study to determine how to structure support that best serves area needs. The data collected focused on the impact of the pandemic and racial inequity in our region—Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia—and is important to the proprieties and action agendas for all sectors. You can view the presentation of the results, and download the results, here.

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