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“Well what does your husband do?”: Class Expectations and Ignorance in Nonprofit Work Environments

Lately I feel like I’m in the business of saying things no one else will. It’s not that everyone doesn’t want to – some can’t. I know two particularly strong women leaders who lost their jobs for doing just that. So in an environment that punishes those who stand up for what’s right, no matter how taboo the topic, why would anyone take a chance? … Continue reading “Well what does your husband do?”: Class Expectations and Ignorance in Nonprofit Work Environments

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So you want to join a Board (or: Fiduciary Responsibility)

One of the most generous ways to give to a nonprofit is to serve on its Board of Directors. As a Board member, you provide essential leadership and oversight of the organization. At the right organization, your skills and expertise couldn’t be put to better use. While Boards can take different forms, most ask for a financial contribution of some sort – we often call … Continue reading So you want to join a Board (or: Fiduciary Responsibility)