RACE TO LEAD: CONFRONTING THE RACIAL LEADERSHIP GAP
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WORKING AT THE INTERSECTIONS: LGBTQ NONPROFIT STAFF AND THE RACIAL LEADERSHIP GAP
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CALIFORNIA'S RACE TO LEAD: THE NONPROFIT RACIAL LEADERSHIP GAP IN THE GOLDEN STATE
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THE RACIAL LEADERSHIP GAP IN MASSACHUSETTS: A RACE TO LEAD BRIEF
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The Race to Lead
Series

The nonprofit sector has a racial leadership gap. Studies have tracked the small percentage of people of color in Executive Director / CEO roles for years. Efforts to support and train and inspire and mold aspiring leaders of color are important…but they’re not enough to move the dial towards more diverse leadership.

Race and Leadership Data

4,385 People

across the country responded to the Nonprofits, Leadership and Race survey.

80% of People

across race think the lack of racial diversity at the top of nonprofits is a “big problem.”

1/3 of people of color

feel their race or ethnicity has negatively impacted their career.

Race and Leadership News

NFL can teach not-for-profits about diversity

Indianapolis needs a Rooney Rule to bust up our seemingly segregated not-for-profit...

Data: What is it Good For? Learning (with you) from Race to Lead

The Nonprofits, Leadership, and Race Survey – the basis for the Race to Lead reports – was developed to learn more about why so few people of color head nonprofit...

Black Ceiling Exists for African-American Women Seeking Nonprofit Leadership Roles

I am very proud of our few local African-American female leaders in the nonprofit sector. However, over the last five years, I have watched a number of African-American female colleagues...

Nonprofit Leadership: How To Create A Diverse Pipeline To The Top

When I was a young girl, I never dreamed of working at, much less running, a nonprofit...