Seeds for Change provides a free breakfast most months of the year to Austin area non-profit professional, board members and volunteers. Relevant, current and dynamic. Usually the FOURTH Thursday from 8:00 - 9:30 a.m. in Central Austin: either at Cafe Express or on the patio at Russell's Bistro. Please check the invitation and listings below for the correct location!
2017 Calendar of Breakfasts
(tentative... please check back the month of each breakfast)
April 27 8:00 -10:00 a.m.
Building a Culture of Board and Organizational Diversity
This dynamic and interactive session will focus on strategies for consciously engaging diverse talent pools from all levels of an organization -- board, staff and members.Our panel of representatives will share the strategic and tactical approaches they have taken to embed diversity, equity, and inclusion within their organizations.Panelists will address the following questions in addition to open Q&A:
How have they "operationalized" the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion within their organizations?
What have their organizations done to attract and retain diverse talent and leadership?
How has diversity of talent influenced the methods by which they serve their stakeholders?
How have their organizations benefited from diversity, equity and inclusion in fulfilling their missions?
Founder, Sally Blue Consulting and Past Board President, AFP-Greater Austin
Chief Executive Officer, Leadership Austin
Vice President, Advocacy and External Affairs, Seton Healthcare Family
Erica V. Ekwurzel & August W. Harris, III
Seeds for Change Consulting, LLC
July - NONE
Future 2017 Topics:
Staffing, Transitions, Building a Career Path for yourself & your staff
Mergers & Acquistions
Transfer of Wealth & Current Giving Patterns
Developing Development Directors
As a reminder, we do not have breakfasts in July or December and sometimes take a break during the regular school year. Pleae check back for an RSVP link (typically 14 - 18 days prior to the event) and/or specific details on a particular event. To join our email distribution list, sign up in the event news box above.
Join us for an interactive, educational opportunity. Sponsored by Seeds for Change Consulting, LLC and designed for non-profit professionals, trustees and volunteers. Dynamic, informative and a great opportunity to network with colleagues... coffee is on us! Bring your colleagues, please RSVP.
I'm so grateful for your monthly breakfasts. I feel that they transformed me from a newbie Board member into a better leader. They have enriched my nonprofit vocabulary and comfort levels in stepping up to challenges. - Board President, Austin
Chaparral Eurythmy is a small performing arts group affiliated with the Austin Waldorf School. I am one of the founding members. The last SFCC workshop I attended was on grant writing. Since then, we are very happy to report, our group has become a Sponsored Project of the Austin Creative Alliance. In addition, our art is 100 years old this year, and our historic Centennial Performances were supported by the City of Austins’ Cultural Arts Division with a Community Initiatives Grant. Thank you for the SFCC workshop, guidance and encouragement! - Director, Austin
For a comprehensive list of topics and presenters, please download our PDF (2009 - 2014)