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The GSB-HBS Board Summit: Building High-Impact Nonprofit Boards

Event Details

Mon, March 19, 2018
03:00PM - 09:00PM
Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center
326 Galvez Street, Stanford CA 94305
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Early Bird Ticket Prices: $55-$90 (prices increase March 1)
GSB Alumni Relations

Registration is closed and the afternoon workshops are sold-out. We are not accepting a waiting list. 

Back by popular demand, the Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Harvard Business School Community Partners are partnering to host the 4th Annual Board Summit: Building High-Impact Nonprofit Boards. The largest convening of GSB and HBS alumni, this summit will inspire, educate, and empower alumni to drive high-impact social change as leaders of nonprofit boards.

With fresh content and cutting-edge workshops, this is an opportunity for alumni to sharpen their nonprofit board leadership skills and connect with a network of peers addressing similar challenges. The event includes:

- Afternoon Workshops: Choose two workshops listed below for hands-on interactive learning on specific topics relevant for nonprofit boards of all sizes

- Networking Reception and Resource Fair: Featuring nonprofits seeking alumni skills for their open board positions. Heavy appetizers and beverages will be served.

- Evening Presentations: Keynote speaker HBS Professor Dutch Leonard and a fireside chat with William F. Meehan III, MBA ’78, GSB Lecturer in Strategic Management & Kim Starkey Jonker, MBA ’01, GSB Lecturer in Management and President and CEO of King Philanthropies on their book Engine of Impact: Essentials of Strategic Leadership in the Nonprofit Sector.

(Tickets are available for the Afternoon Workshops alone, the Evening Feature Presentations alone, or the Full Program.)

Afternoon Workshop Session Topics Include:

- Are You Board Material? The Insider's Guide to Board Recruitment
- Falling in Love with the Right Nonprofit and Selecting the Right Board to Join
- Put Your Board to Work--Effective Board Engagement
- Building Fundraising Capabilities in Your Board
- How To Divide, Conquer and Collaborate: What Should a Nonprofit Board Do vs. Staff

Join us for an unforgettable event!

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