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Thanks to our conversation with Lynn Alvarez and Karin Berger Stellar at EPIP LA’s Spring Leadership Salon, we now know where philanthropy is headed. But do you know where your career is headed and how to get there?
Let EPIP LA's Summer Leadership Salon guide you! Join EPIP LA at our upcoming summer leadership salon:
Defining Your Own Leadership: How to Develop a Personal Mission Statement
Rosetta Thurman, Co-Author of How to be a Nonprofit Rockstar, will lead a fun, self-discovery workshop that will guide you through a linear, three-step process to complete a personal mission statement that will forever change the way you work, lead and live your life. This process will give you a clear outline of what’s most important to you, what you would like to achieve and who you would like to become, to lead you to a more rewarding life and career.
In this session you will:Continue reading
This post originally appeared on Next Gen Change Agent, the blog of Nakisha Lewis, the EPIP Boston Co-Chair and Program Manager at the Schott Foundation for Public Education. I grew up in an immigrant community that was steeped in the tradition of collective responsibility where I learned to take care of those around me and to always look for opportunities to support others. In my early years I used my time and talent as an organizer working to transform my community. Now as a philanthropic practitioner I have the privilege of working with foundations and individual donors to support some phenomenal organizations and have come to see firsthand how important it is to financially support the people, issues and movements we care about. And so although I am not independently wealthy, I have developed my own personal philanthropy and am committed to giving to the causes that advance my values.Continue reading
Doing Good in the 21st Century
On April 4-6, more than 250 early-career social sector professionals gathered in Chicago, IL to explore new paradigms of leadership at the Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (EPIP) National Conference. La Piana Consulting was there to launch a joint project with EPIP aimed at examining what “doing good” means in the 21st Century and how the sector can adapt and thrive in a rapidly changing environment.
EPIP is pleased to announce the re-launch of of our career coaching program through the Effective Leadership Career Program (ELCP). Members can read through full coach bios and contact coaches directly for appointments through Member Connect (login required).
All coaches are able to provide coaching sessions over the phone, and, in some cases, via video or in-person.
To get you started in thinking about the value of coaching, we have some resources for you, courtesy of Amina Dickerson: