After years helping female chief executives of businesses, the Commonwealth Institute is launching support groups in South Florida for women who run nonprofits, too.
The new peer groups aim to address the specific concerns of female chiefs at nonprofits, including the constant need to raise funds and cultivate donors, plus the intense pressure of working generally with smaller staffs and fewer resources than CEOs at for-profit companies.
“A nonprofit CEO often does everything,” from handling payroll to designing strategy to coordinating events, said Laurie Kaye Davis, who leads the South Florida chapter of the women’s leadership institute known as TCI. “They do work an executive assistant does. So, corporate CEOs can’t always relate.” To read the full article click here.