Organizations who embrace diversity and look for ways to become inclusive have the potential to yield greater work productivity and competitive advantages. Fundraising leaders must adopt more inclusive practices while developing fundraising programs in order to engage all potential donors.
Develop shared language around diversity, equity, and inclusion
Introduce cultural humility and its benefits and differences from cultural competency
Discuss how unconscious bias can create barriers to progress in fundraising
Outline strategies to embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion that will lead to overall success within your organization
Ekua Mends-Aidoo - Principal Consultant, Clementine Gold Group