Revisioning: African-American Women and Nonprofit Leadership
Keywords:African-American women, leadership, nonprofit, diversity, boards, education, training
AbstractAfrican-American women represent an untapped resource and bring with them transformational characteristics and resilience that are vital to the increasingly complex world of nonprofit leadership. This sector will lose 75% of its leaders soon with the retirement of baby boomers. It is crucial that nonprofits consider the next chapter in leadership. This paper is based on a mixed-methods study of the leadership styles and resilience of African-American women leaders in nonprofit organizations. Including these women in the leadership pool makes sense to the future and continuing success of nonprofit organizations.Subscribe to JNEL
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