Learn about transitioning into the not-for-profit and charitable sector in this breakfast workshop led by Cathy Preston. As President and Founder of Preston Human Capital Group, she has built a reputation for helping for profit leaders evolve into a career with meaning. In this session you will be introduced to several amazing leaders who have evolved into the not-for-profit and charitable sector and get a glimpse into their reality along with some key recommendations on how to prepare.
Our panel of leaders includes:
Jennifer Jones – President, Toronto Public Library Foundation
Jill Zelmanovits – CEO, Girl Guides of Canada
Leeanne Comish – CDO and CMO, WE Charity
Robin Fowler – Senior Counsel, Offord Group and Marts & Lundy
Pauline Amour – Incoming VP Revenue Development, Junior Achievement Ontario
Lynda DeBono – Senior Manager, Corporate Partnerships, Plan International Canada
An overview of the not-for-profit and charitable sector
Understanding the importance of connection to the organization’s mission
Does NFP stand for Not For Pay?
What are the most sought-after skills and experience?
Understanding the key differences between the for profit and not-for-profit/charitable worlds
The importance of doing your research, leading with your head versus your heart