Mendoza School of Business

BRITE Women Project

BRITE Women Project event

Smart nonprofits need BRITE women on board

The BRITE Women Project (Board Readiness Initiative to Empower Women Project) seeks to equip women to provide transformational nonprofit board leadership that benefits their communities.

Our priorities include:

  • Offering training and networking opportunities for aspiring, first-time and veteran nonprofit board directors.
  • Connecting nonprofits with women who want to serve.
  • Preparing men to be allies in increasing female representation on nonprofit boards.

For more information about the BRITE Women Project and to sign up to receive news about future opportunities, contact Joan McClendon at 574-631-5320 or jmcclen1@nd.edu.

“Diversity of thought and perspective helps nonprofit boards and their associated organizations serve their communities better when all the voices are around the table." Angela Logan, St. Andre Bessette Director of Nonprofit Professional Development

Events & Workshops

The BRITE Women Project (Board Readiness Initiative to Empower Women Project) seeks to equip women to provide transformational nonprofit board leadership that benefits their communities…Smart nonprofits need BRITE women on board. 

Join us for this highly engaging panel discussion. Following the panel, there will be a speed networking session for the attendees. Local nonprofit organizations actively recruiting volunteers and board members will join the networking portion of the event including, Girls on the Run Inc., Cultivate Culinary, Dress for Success and many more.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

“Powerful Women, Powerful, Roles”

5:00-7:00p, Stayer Commons A

Cost $25, Students Free Admission (Ticketed)

Four exceptional women executives who are thriving in their roles in the nonprofit sector will discuss: 

  • Board governance
  • Positioning yourself for a seat at the table
  • Finding and using your voice for greater impact

Bethany Hartley, Director of Diversity and Inclusion, The South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership will moderate the discussion. Panelists include Amy Cooper Collier, Executive Director, Girls on the Run, Inc.; Laura Jensen, President, and CEO, United Way of Saint Joseph County; Stephanie Steele, President, Saint Joseph County Bar Association and Chief Legal Counsel for the City of South Bend; and Liliana Quintero, Executive Director of the Northern Indiana Hispanic Health Coalition.

Who should attend this event?

  • Board Members
  • Potential Board Members Trustees
  • Directors
  • Staff
  • Aspiring Leaders
  • Philanthropists
  • Graduate Students

Register 

To sign up for email updates, contact Joan McClendon at 574-631-5320 or jmcclen1@nd.edu.

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Details and registration link coming soon. To sign up for email updates, contact Joan McClendon at 574-631-5320 or jmcclen1@nd.edu.

Details and registration link coming soon. To sign up for email updates, contact Joan McClendon at 574-631-5320 or jmcclen1@nd.edu.