2012-2013 NCRW-AmEx Fellows Program: Building the Next Generation of Women Leaders in the Non-Profit Sector

Retaining and Engaging Nonprofit Employees

A study in January 2012 Chronicle of Philanthropy found 82% of nonprofit employees would seek new employment if the economy were better.  Where does dissatisfaction come from, and how can nonprofit leaders and employees improve engagement and retention? 

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Next Generation Networking

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Next Generation Networking 

NCRW's Emerging Leaders Network is hosting a joint happy hour with OffSprung, the young leaders group for Empire State Pride Agenda.  Join the next generation of social justice leaders as we enjoy two-for-one drink specials while setting the foundation for future collaborative movement building!

When: Thursday, April 5th 
             6:00 - 8:30pm

Where: Stonewall Inn, 53 Christopher Street, New York City

Learning the Importance of Reciprocity in Networking

By Alissa Vladimir*

On Tuesday, March 13, the Emerging Leaders Network of the National Council for Research on Women and Philanthropy New York hosted The Nuts, Bolts & Art of Networking, a hands on networking workshop facilitated by David Schachter. Held at the offices of Philanthropy New York, and co-sponsored by NYU’s Wagner Women’s Caucus, the event featured a number of exercises in which participants paired up with one another, in an effort to engage in what Schachter calls the reciprocity of networking.

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The Nuts, Bolts & Art of Networking with David Schachter

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The National Council for Research on Women's Emerging Leaders Network
Philanthropy New York

The Nuts, Bolts & Art of Networking with David Schachter

Tuesday, March 13, 2012
5:30 to 7:30 PM

Taking the Wheel: A Conversation with Younger Women Non-Profit Leaders

By Alissa Vladimir

On Monday, Oct. 24, the Emerging Leaders Network of the National Council for Research on Women hosted Taking the Wheel, an event featuring younger women who have founded or lead non-profit organizations. Held at the Ms. Foundation for Women and co-sponsored by the Third Wave Foundation, this eye-opening conversation featured two exceptional leaders in the non-profit sector, Emily May of Hollaback and Tiloma Jayasinghe of Sakhi for South Asian Women. Kyla Bender-Baird, Co-Founder and Co-Chair of the Emerging Leaders Network, moderated the discussion.

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Taking the Wheel: Younger Women Founding & Leading NonProfits

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Click here for directions to the Ms. Foundation.  Please allow extra time to get through security. 

Co-Sponsored by the Third Wave Foundation

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Explorations on Women (Not) Running for Office – Part 3

By Rylee Sommers-Flanagan

Over the last two weeks, Rylee explored what it means to be both an academic and everyday feminist and discussed her own research in the context of other scholarly work. This week she focuses on the implications of real women in political office.

By now, it might be obvious that I want more women to run for office. However, when I express that wish without qualifications or conditional addendums, it may be misleading – especially because I am writing so openly as a feminist with clearly defined politics.

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Teen Feminists Really Do Care About the Budget

By Talia Weisberg

I had the amazing opportunity to participate in a NOW webinar moderated by Terry O’Neill, President of NOW, “The Budget Deal is a Feminist Issue.” The webinar discussed how Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) 2012 budget deal would cut several social services. Programs on the chopping block include Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, Planned Parenthood and other family planning clinics, Pell grants, job training, Head Start, childcare programs, and WIC nutrition programs. Women are overrepresented in each of these program’s recipient pools.

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