[This article appears as part of a series presented by the SafetyRespectEquity Coalition about the work of Jewish organizations to prevent and address sexual harassment and gender discrimination. By pulling back the curtain on works in progress, the Coalition hopes to inspire others to begin their own crucial reform efforts. You can read the framing piece here.] By Gali Cooks As President & CEO of Leading Edge, I represent a minority of … [Read more...] about Beyond the Glass Ceiling: Understanding Gender Inequities in the Jewish Communal Workforce
By David Edell
Ask any Board Chair if they know who will succeed them. (Ask any of those mentioned if they are sure they will accept.) Ask any nominating committee chair about the responses they get as they reach out to ask people to consider board membership. Ask any CEO who works to recruit major donors and influential community members to play leadership roles about the questions they are asked. In every community we visit and organization … [Read more...] about What about the Lay Leader Pipeline?
Another Call to Action
The Executive Program for Social Impact Strategy is an eight-month online and in-person certificate program designed by the University of Pennsylvania for busy professionals who seek tools, skills, and collaborators to help their work improving the world. The next cohort begins January 2019. Upon completing this program, you'll have the opportunity to continue your studies towards a master's degree in Nonprofit Leadership at UPenn's School of … [Read more...] about Applications Open: UPenn 2019 Executive Program for Social Impact Strategy
By David Cygielman The Jewish community has made a big bet. In the past five years, we have seen a huge surge in the investment of fellowships and convenings designed to train and support leaders. Talent development is core to building a strong Jewish community, so logically, this is a good communal strategy. The concept of bringing people together to meet one another, learn together and develop new ideas that can bring the Jewish community … [Read more...] about Investing in Leaders
By Erik Ludwig
The purpose of this memo is to frame a conversation about the contemporary context of Jewish nonprofit organizations and the increased importance of a Jewish nonprofit leadership pipeline to develop professionals with the core competencies to lead Jewish life into the next century.
Jewish American philanthropy can largely be understood within the larger trends of the American nonprofit sector and philanthropy. … [Read more...] about WHO’S GOT NEXT:
Understanding the Need for a Jewish Nonprofit Leadership Pipeline