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Gender Equality Challenge launched
Ann Lehman helped launch The Gender Equality Challenge at San Francisco City Hall April 2013. Read the San Francisco Chronicle Editor Blog "Gender equality is not just the right thing to do," Ann said, "It is the smart thing to do. " For more information on the principles, see Gender
Equality Principle Initiative (GEP). Facebook photos.
Whitehouse, 57th UN Commission on the Status of Women, Launch of NYC Women''s Business Principles
Ann Lehman participates in the 57th UN Commission on the Status of Women conference with a violence against women theme, the initiation of NYC Women's Business Principles and a meeting with the White House Council on Women and Girls. See article.
Trafficking, Supply Chains & Gender
Ann Lehman's blog on trafficking, supply chains, and gende,r and their connection to California's first business anti-human trafficking law.
Online Board of Directors Assessment
A strong and effective board of directors is a benchmark of a healthy organization. To check your board’s vital signs, or to put in place practices and strategies for a healthy and energized board, the best place to start is with a board self-assessment. To help make this easy for board members, we are launching a new online self-assessment tool that board members can access easily from their home or office. See our other Board services.
If you want to hear Ann Lehman give a talk on her work implementing an international women's treaty for the International Human Rights Framework Conference, you can watch the video below. This session explored the ways in which local and state governments have implemented international human rights treaties or used a human rights framework to address community concerns (hour video Ann Lehman starts at 22 minutes).
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Test Your Nonprofit IQ
month ZimNotes features a nonprofit quiz. The correct answer is below.
Regular ZimNotes readers should have no problem answering these questions;
for those that get them wrong you may need to review older ZimNotes
articles or check our free resources section.
Which one below is not part of being a strategic
advocate as a board member?
Members asks deliberate questions about the end results
you are looking for on any given issue.
It includes engaging the entire board in lively discussions
about options and actions.
You use your legal skills on behalf of your board.
It involves developing policies and actions that further
the mission and vision of the organization
of the answers except #c are part of being a strategic
advocate. While having lawyers on your board may help,
anyone can be a strategic advocate. You don't need to
go to law school first. It is more of a framing issue
for your role as a board member. Board members need
to think strategically and advocate on behalf the organization
whose board they sit on, as well as the community they
come from and the constituency you serve. For more information
on being a strategic advocate see "How
Can A Board Member Be A Strategic Advocate For Your
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