Why Female CEOs Thrive In Nonprofits


This article by Kim Williams, CEO, Interfaith Housing Coalition discusses the advantages for female leaders of working in the non profit sector.

“The question is not if women — millennial or otherwise —want to lead, the questions are where and why. As for where, I have found that women in the nonprofit sector are eager to take charge, in part because they feel they can make a difference. The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s 2014 “Untapped Potential of Women in Nonprofits” report found that 57% of women in this sector, including 72% of women ages 18 to 34, aspire to hold the position of CEO. So why is my sector so different from others?”

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