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American Express NGen Fellows - including BMP’s Trish Tchume - Release Leadership Report

BMP's Trish Tchume is a member of the inaugural cohort of the Independent Sector’s American Express NGen Fellows program, which gives emerging nonprofit leaders an exceptional opportunity to strengthen their capacity for future impact. The NGen Fellows recently released their final report, based on a survey distributed to more than 2,000 NGeners in the nonprofit, government, and private sectors. more

Leadership Development and Beyond

In October 2009, the Ms. Foundation for Women led a collaborative 2-day leadership symposium focused on how to most effectively advance the leadership of young women of color, transgender and gender non-conforming people of color (TGNC POC) in movements for social justice. Building Movement Project Director, Frances Kunreuther and Project Team Member, Helen Kim, served as keynote speakers for the event. more

‘Working Across Generations’ featured on SavannahNow

The Business of Nonprofits: New generation taking up nonprofit leadership mantle by Sarah Todd, manager for the Georgia Center for Nonprofits, has featured Working Across Generations in a recent article that addresses inter-generational relationships within organizations. Todd writes that, "The authors (Frances Kunreuther, Helen Kim and Robby Rodriguez), sector leaders with extensive and varied experience, introduce valuable concepts and frameworks to help us think more creatively about the individual, organizational and systemic challenges generational leadership change produces in an organization."

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Where Do We Go? A New Career Narrative

Opportunity Knocks has released a new Green Room article by Building Movement Project Director, Frances Kunreuther, which addresses the increasing interest by nonprofits to not only develop leadership but also attract and retain a skilled work force in the midst of an aging baby boom generation that is not retiring as soon as had been expected. The article offers not only relevant insight into the current situation, but also suggestions on what nonprofits can do now to develop a new career narrative that promotes inter-generational leadership.

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BMP Leaders Featured on NCRW Big Five Blog

Frances Kunreuther, Director of Building Movement Project, and Project Team Member, Helen Kim, recently contributed to the annual Women's Leadership Symposium in New York City. Co-presenter, Kyla Bender-Baird, Research and Programs Coordinator for the National Council for Research on Women, has summarized the presentation on NCRW's Big Five blog, describing that "What Frances and Helen found in their research was that the way we frame the issue of generational leadership defines the ultimate solution." more

Retirement USA

Last week, the Building Movement Project signed on as a supporter of Retirement USA, a national initiative that is working for a new retirement system that, along with Social Security, will provide universal, secure, and adequate income for future retirees. The initiative has developed 12 Principles for a New Retirement System which provide a framework for a future system in which employers, workers, and the government would share responsibility for the retirement security for all American workers. more

Working Across Generations Authors interviewed in the Grassroots Fundraising Journal

Pick up the current issue of the Grassroots Fundraising Journal to read an interview with Frances Kunreuther, Helen Kim, and Robby Rodriguez, authors of Working Across Generations. more

Philanthropy’s Leadership Gap - The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Read the transcript of a live discussion about whether charities are doing enough to prepare their next generation of leaders. Caroline McAndrews (Director of Leadership and Communications for Building Movement Project) and Regina Dull (28-year-old executive director of a Washington charity who has already made the transition to nonprofit leadership) answer questions posed by The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s readers. more

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