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Real-life Strategies in Empowering Board Members to Get Involved (webinar)

May 15 @ 8:00 am - June 15 @ 5:00 pm

Based on recent doctoral research at Columbia University and a decade of working with nonprofit boards, this session will explore how board members learn to become impactful leaders in nonprofit organizations, while developing fruitful relationships with peers and staff. The session will start by presenting major findings of this research i.e. motivational factors of board members in seeking a board role and reasons for contributing to the nonprofit; how seasoned board members describe the challenges they face as nonprofit leaders and how they overcome those challenges. We will conclude with effective strategies to empower board members.

Learning outcomes include:
• Understanding board members’ needs and wants
• Practical ways of approaching challenges with board members
• Suggested strategies of empowering board members to give

*You will be able to watch this video on your own time. This is an archived webinar and you will not be able to interact directly with the instructor or participants.

Dr. Pazit Levitan

Dr. Pazit Levitan is the Dir. of Development for American Friends of Soroka Medical Center, a medical center in Israel, serving the most diverse population of 1.2 million people. She has been working with boards for over a decade. She has earned four academic degrees in three different countries – BA From The Hebrew University in Israel, MA from Bournemouth Uni in England, MBA from Metropolitan College of New York and a Doctorate in Communication and Education from Columbia University. She lives in Manhattan and raises two teenage boys.

FREE for AFP members, $10 for non-members
Registration is open until May 12. You will receive instructions on how to view the webinar and receive the access code on May 15.







May 15 @ 8:00 am
June 15 @ 5:00 pm