Navigating the Transformation to More Diverse Committees

Navigating the Transformation to More Diverse Committees

diverse group of committee members sitting around a large table July 25, 2016 By: Allison Reznick

Diverse leadership is critical to any association that intends to remain successful into the future. Organizations that make a deliberate effort to bring volunteers with different backgrounds and perspectives to their committees will reap significant long-term benefits.

Associations, by definition, support targeted communities, representing and serving specific industries and professions. But, within those communities, a diverse volunteer base is critical to generate the insight, perspective, and cultural awareness required for organizations to stay relevant in the 21st century. ...