Advancement leaders have an imperative and opportunity to make progress on diversity, equity, and inclusion—first with assessment and understanding, then action with accountability
In too many organizations, advancement is lagging on diversity, equity, and inclusion when it should be leading—and leading proactively. To build inclusive cultures and achieve real success in DEI objectives, advancement teams have to move from awareness to assessment to understanding. It's action with accountability. In this book excerpt, Angelique Grant and Ronald J. Schiller share key steps for leaders to do that.
Be open to new ideas and solutions to solve problems, say Sinéad Collins and Ovidia Lim-Rajaram, chairs of this year's Asia-Pacific Advancement Conference. Here they share their best professional advice and more on the conference’s 2021 theme: transformation.
A few of her many accomplishments include increasing private funds raised by 800% since 2008; establishing strategic public and private partnerships that have yielded significant financial support; and developing the first policies and procedures manual for the DSU Foundation.