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How to Carve Out Your Path to Nonprofit Leadership

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Leaders can be those among us with a real talent for inspiring people, or those who lead by example—showing up every day and doing a great job without much fanfare. They can be found brainstorming solutions to social issues, testing out new ways to engage others to join them in their work, or simply mentoring […]

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Black History Month | 4 Social-Impact Leaders to Celebrate

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Did you know that Black History Month exists because of a nonprofit organization and its dedicated leader? Dr. Carter G. Woodson, often called the “Father of Black History,” founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History in 1915 to promote the study of Black history and the role of Black Americans in […]

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Supervising an Intern? Give as Much as You Ask

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Most social-impact work isn’t particularly glamorous; few of us enjoy personal assistants or fully-staffed administrative departments. However, what you will find plenty of in this sector are passionate and hard-working interns. If you’re lucky enough to have intern support, it may be tempting to breathe a sigh of relief while handing off important administrative tasks […]

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4 Soft Skills to Get You Noticed on the Job Search

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If you’re applying for jobs in the social-impact space, you’ve likely already noticed that there is a tremendous diversity of opportunities. As you browse all of the options, it’s worthwhile to consider not only which technical skills you’ll need to land your dream job, but also, which soft skills are most valued by employers in […]

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