Sharnita Johnson shares her journey to leadership in philanthropy and participation in the 2019 Career Pathways cohort.
"Have a great day and let your sun shine!" These are my departing words for my 8-year-old daughter every morning at drop off. It’s my rally cry hoping she unleashes her true self on the world (well, ok, her second-grade classroom) in everything she does.
Meaghan Calcari Campbell discusses issues of equity within philanthropy, as well as what led her to a career in the field.
Editable internal polices for staff, board members and committee members about the use of social media.
Mandy Tuong describes how she got into philanthropy, how the industry can be improved, and how the Career Pathways program has inspired her.
The Greater Cedar Rapids Foundation helps beginning entrepreneurs start their businesses.
Randall Williams, the Council's communication intern, interviews the seven new Council interns on themselves, what they're hoping to learn from their internships, and what their super power would be.
Leading Together 2019 is a gathering of leaders in philanthropy and other influencers in business, government, and academia eager to connect, learn, and share with one another. We take learning and relationships seriously. Talks go deep and connect dots. Connections are welcomed and real.
When I first learned of the Council on Foundations’ Career Pathways program, I wasn’t sure whether I should apply. I was interested by the programs’ goal to increase the number of people of color in senior and executive positions in philanthropy and to thereby deepen capacity for impact in the field, but facing a looming deadline made me think it’d be best to wait until next year.
As the NFL season has officially kicked off, I am reminded of the positive ways that so many athletes are effecting change off the field.