Women of Color

Numbers Tell The Story: Confronting Bias in Nonprofit Leadership

In 15 years, you can grow from being a pre-schooler to earning a masters degree. In 15 years, you can possibly pay off a mortgage. In 15 years, you can...

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Women of Color

Women of color face bias at nonprofits, new report reveals

An important new study has found a persistent lack of women of color in leadership roles at nonprofits, despite increases in the diversity of the U.S. population and...

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Women of Color

Webinar Re-Cap: Women of Color in the Nonprofit Sector

Last week, the Building Movement Project (BMP) hosted a 60-minute webinar featuring a presentation of our latest report-- Race to Lead: Women of Color in the Nonprofit...

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Women of Color

Equity in Pursuit of Excellence: Why the Social Sector Needs Bold Strokes

In the 1970 pamphlet entitled Double Jeopardy: To Be Black and Female, Frances Beale said that “In attempting to analyze the situation of the black woman in America, one crashes...

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Women of Color

Nonprofit HR’s 2019 Women to Watch

In recognition of Women’s History Month, Nonprofit HR honors eleven women ushering us into a brighter future! In their own unique ways, they are making their corners of the world...

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Women of Color

What Nonprofits Must Do to Eliminate Barriers Faced by Women of Color

By virtually every measure – including number of registered organizations, total employment, and overall social and economic impact – the nation’s nonprofit sector continues to grow in size and influence....

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Women of Color

Race to Lead: Women of Color in the Nonprofit Sector

A new report following up on the ground-breaking 2017 Nonprofits, Leadership and Race Survey from the Building Movement Project shows that the nonprofit sector places particular burdens on women of...

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Women of Color

New Research Looks at Unique Challenges of Women of Color in the Sector

New research always makes headlines, but as an organization that is committed to results-driven decision making, racial equity, and nonprofit leadership and capacity, we pay particular attention to new work...

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Women of Color

Report Identifies Barriers to Nonprofit Advancement for Women of Color

In a new report by the Building Movement Project, researchers uncovered something many women of color in the nonprofit sector intuitively know and find intimately familiar: Due to gender and...

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Women of Color

Study: Women of Color Face Systemic Challenges in Nonprofit Careers

A new report from the Building Movement Project’s Race to Lead program says persistent bias continues to hold back women of color from rising up the nonprofit career...

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