Values-based leadership is about honoring your values to move your organization's mission forward. This session will explore the principles of values-based leadership, its impact on the organizational culture and best practices for leaders to embrace their values to advance social justice.
By joining and participating in this session, attendees will learn:
Dani Robbins is the director of Nonprofit Administration programs at John Carroll University. After serving in the nonprofit arena for over 25 years, primarily in executive leadership positions for social justice agencies, she has ascended to what she considers her dream job and the continuation of her life’s work: advancing social justice.
Her education includes a M.A. in Public Administration from the Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University, and a B.A. from Kent State University. She is also a graduate of Leadership Akron Class 22, and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s Advanced Leadership Program, offered in conjunction with the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.
Robbins founded and still leads Non Profit Evolution, a consulting firm dedicated to building capacity, board governance, and organizational development in small to mid-size nonprofit organizations. She has served as the chief executive of two domestic violence shelters and rape crisis centers, as well as two Boys & Girls Clubs. She introduced the Women’s Coalition – the prelude to the Women’s Center – at Case Western Reserve University.
Dani received the Vision and Spirit Award by Boys & Girls Clubs of America in 2006 and was included as a Notable Women in Nonprofits by Crain’s Cleveland Business in 2019.
Dani is also a speaker and trainer, the co-author of the Innovative Leadership Workbook for Nonprofit Executives, the author of a blog on issues relating to nonprofit organizations, and formerly a Network for Good fund raising coach, the nonprofit expert on answers.com and an instructor at the John Glenn College of Public Affairs at The Ohio State University.
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