DEI Victories & Challenges from the Voice of the Nonprofit CEO
Building and sustaining a diverse, equitable and inclusive organization is no easy feat. Many nonprofit leaders admittedly don't try out of fear of failure and a lack of clarity on where to begin. Listen in on a critical discussion between two nonprofit C-suite leaders as they candidly discuss the successes and failures they have faced as they have lead their organizations on the all important journey to becoming more diverse, effective and impactful. NeighborWorks America's CEO Paul Weech and the American Heart Association's Chief Diversity Officer & Senior Vice President will share their truths, challenges and victories in their quests to diversity.
Friends of the Earth President Erich Pica is a nationally recognized expert on energy subsidies who for more than a decade has worked to reform U.S. tax and budget policy in ways that reduce pollution and spark a transition to clean energy.
Prior to becoming Friends of the Earth’s president in 2009, Erich served as the organization’s director of domestic programs. In that role, he designed and launched many of Friends of the Earth’s campaigns including efforts to bring emerging technologies such as nanotechnology and synthetic biology under greater public and regulatory control and to reform how the federal government manages and invests in our transportation system.