Updates from ProInspire’s First Impact Call

On November 19th, 2014, ProInspire hosted our first ever Impact Call.  Founder and CEO, Monisha Kapila, shared ProInspire’s results over the past year, challenges, and strategic plans.

She also announced ProInspire’s revised mission: ProInspire develops leaders at all levels for organizations addressing the world’s greatest challenges.

Participants on the Impact Call included Fellows, alumni, Partners, and other stakeholders.  Feedback from the Impact Call was extremely positive, with 100% of participants recommending that the organization continue to do Impact Calls in the future.

If you were unable to join the Impact Call, you can view the presentation here: ProInspire Impact Call Presentation-111914.

ProInspire Impact Call on Nov. 19th

Join us for ProInspire’s First Annual Impact Call Wednesday, November 19th at 4:00PM EST/1:00pm PST Hosted by our Founder and CEO, Monisha Kapila, the Impact Call is an opportunity for ProInspire donors, partners, Fellows, alumni, and other supporters to learn more about our results to-date and plans for 2015. Similar to the idea of an… Continue Reading

The Need for Diverse Leadership in the Social Sector

By Tracy Williams, 2014 ProInspire Fellow This was originally posted on the Unsectored blog as part of the “Does the Social Sector have a diversity problem?” series. Does the social sector have a diversity problem? In short, yes. The good news is that the next generation of social sector leaders is working to change that outcome. I believe… Continue Reading

Gaining Perspective: A Crash Course on Dealing With Your Boss from your Bosses

By Catherine Kent, ProInspire Intern In August, ProInspire’s 2014 Spring Managing For Success cohort in Washington DC had their last workshop focused on managing in organizations. As part of the program’s focus on “managing up”, ProInspire brought together a panel of nonprofit CEOs to share advice for the Management Fellows. The panel included: Michael Hill,… Continue Reading

Congratulations to 2013 ProInspire Fellows!

The 2013 ProInspire Fellows in Washington D.C. and San Francisco Bay Area completed their Fellowship programs this summer.  All 26 Fellows spent one year driving forward mission critical work at their organizations.  The good news is that most of them will be staying at their organizations and continuing on after the Fellowship ends.  Fellows who are… Continue Reading

Results from 2014 Managing for Success – Spring Cohort

In August we completed the Spring Managing for Success (M4S) program in Washington D.C.  This is the second cohort of the M4S program and we continue to receive excellent feedback on the impact of the program on participants’ abilities to be effective as managers and leaders. About the 2014 Spring DC cohort: 19 participants in… Continue Reading

Alumni Perspectives on the ProInspire Fellowship

By Sonia Shekar and Dionne Galloway The 2014 ProInspire Fellows in Washington D.C. had a chance to sit down, with three of the 2013 ProInspire Fellows earlier this month. The Alumni shared their insights on taking initiative, being a trusted resource for your organization, and fully utilizing the abundant resources available to Fellows – including… Continue Reading