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BiasAnn Lehman participated on a panel at the DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVES ROUNDTABLEClassism, Racism, and Ageism in the Fund Development Field: How to address and overcome these barriers. June 2014, San Francisco. Includes information on executive presense for mulitcultural individuals, the business case for gender diversity, a free webinar on "Inclusion Nudges," AFPs own resources and a ZimNotes article on board diversity. SEE Zimmerman Lehman's BIAS Resources Handout.

Ceritificate Photo from MayorSan Francisco's Mayor Ed Lee and the Commission on the Status of Women honor Ann Lehman's almost 20 years of advocating on behalf of woman and girls. "Your dedication and service were instrumental in our Citygaining international and nationwide recognition through the years, and your service has bolstered San Francisco's reputation as leader in equality and justice for all. You have blazed a trail for generations of San Francisco women, and our City thanks you for your many significant contribution."- Mayor Ed Lee


ZimNotes Tweets
Zimmerman Lehman has a Twitter feed on nonprofit issues. If you want your ZimNotes wit and wisdom in 140 characters or less, follow us on twitter.com/alehman. Here are a few recent Tweets
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2. ZimNotes Recent Article

EIGHT CHARACTERISTICS OF LEADERSHIP (Updated)
This article defines leadership and outlines eight characteristics of a good leader, offering examples of both leaders and leadership style.

WHAT IS THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE BOARD AND THE EXECTUIVE DIRECTOR
Article hightlights what makes for a positive relationship between the board and the executive eirector, and the board and staff.

ARE YOU SATISFIED WITH YOUR BOARD?
This article offers guidelines to training inexperienced or non-effective board members and a board member job description's key items.


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3. Workshops
If you are interested in exploring having a workshop for your board or facilitation for a retreat, please call or 415.986.8330 or email.

COMING SOON:

LEARN TO BE AN EFFECTIVE NONPROFIT BOARD MEMBER

Learn how to be a strategic nonprofit board member. Given heightened awareness of accountability and transparency, board members need to learn about both while furthering the nonprofit's mission and vision. Taught by Ann Lehman, the class includes interactive exercises geared to new and seasoned members and a board manual. Class answers questions such as:

  • How to run efficient and effective meetings?
  • What is a mission and vision statement?
  • How to strategically plan for the future?
  • What to pay and how to do a performance appraisal of the Executive Director?
  • What are your fundraising responsibilities?
  • How to strategically recruitment new members?
  • How to be financially accountable and transparent?
  • What are members' fiduciary duties?

    Open Classes February 2015, El Cerrito Community Center
    2/4-2/25 W 12-1:30 pm 4x $42.00-$52.00 or 2/5-2/26 Th 7-9 pm 3x $42.00 $52.00
Stay Tuned or zl (at) zimmerman-lehman (dot) com for registration information

Recent Public Workshops

DISCUSSANT, ELIMINATION OF BIAS, April 25, 2014, at the State Bar of California Employment Law Conference, on practical insights that serve to effectively address and eliminate biases.

THE 21st CENTURY WORKPLACE FORUM, January 30, 2104, showcasing Womengender equality model practices. Ann moderated a panel of experts from each company including, Symantec Corporation; Baker & McKenzie; Deloitte LLP; Bayer HealthCare; eBay Inc.; Charles Schwab & Co.;  AT&T; Twitter; Levi Strauss & Co. See Ann's introduction to the panel.


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