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One Thousand Women Demand Greater Accountability from Aid Organizations

Yesterday, on International Women’s Day, 1,111 women collectively published an open letter to “Senior Managers, CEOs and Board Members of Humanitarian and Development Organizations.” They demanded reform of the sector’s behavior toward women and the patriarchal norms […]

Personal Politics vs. Public Responsibilities

In this “Nonprofits are Messy” podcast with Joan Garry, Anne Wallestad, BoardSource president & CEO, discusses a recent board controversy at the American Museum of Natural History and the importance of strong values in board […]

Report: Nonprofit Boards Are Overwhelmingly White

Nonprofits — from Big Brothers and Big Sisters of America to local animals shelters and food kitchens — can have a big impact on the communities they serve. But a new study that looks at […]

The Nonprofit Sector’s Board Diversity Problem

The nonprofit sector has a board diversity problem. A recent BoardSource report showed that nonprofit boards are no more racially and ethnically diverse than they were two decades ago and that “current recruitment priorities indicate […]

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