Your program teammates are busy collecting data. Your donors require that you track certain metrics. Your Executive Director wants to know the latest numbers. As nonprofit professionals, we’re busy collecting data, but are we effectively communicating the data we have?
Crafting a high-performing nonprofit board requires attracting the right mix of people, and more nonprofit leaders realize that diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are critical components for driving deeper mission impact. Recent events, including the pandemic and protests for social justice, are a glaring reminder that racial inequity is present today in our communities, institutions, and even in nonprofit boardrooms across the social sector. To course correct, we must create inclusive boards and make space at the table for shared power and leadership.