Are you a new nonprofit leader?
Hear from a panel of nonprofit founders on the things you should be thinking about and doing. These experienced founders and acting Executive Directors share learnings and pitfalls they've experienced and provide some suggestions and observations from their perspectives.
About the panelists
Libby V is a SCORE Columbus volunteer and knows organizations don’t happen by chance. They have strong leadership in place, a definition of the impact they want to have, a clear path for achieving their impact and the right people on the bus and in the right seats. She helps organizations line up everything they need to achieve stronger results than ever before. She is nationally respected for her work with communities, government, higher education, nonprofit and philanthropic organizations.
Mary is a Veteran, Author, Inspirational Speaker, Preacher, and 2x Breast Cancer survivor who, while in active cancer treatment founded the Cancer Option Collaborative (previously known as Christians Overcoming Cancer), 501C3 that provides awareness to the community and emotional support and financial assistance to active treatment cancer patients nationally.
Airielle Dotson, Founder of Core Legacy
When Airielle helped found a nonprofit in 2019, she fell in love with the nonprofit world - a space to meet other heart-centered people who live to design and implement innovative programs to improve their communities. She knows first-hand the challenges of fundraising, managing a board of directors, and strategic planning and thrives when supporting other nonprofit leaders build top-notch organizations.
Lynda Sherman, CDA, EFDA
Lynda is a writer, speaker, consultant, and a clinician for thedental profession. She is the founder of the non-profit organization, The Dental Oral Care Project, the owner and consultant with EcoSmiles Dentistry, and the owner of the eco-friendly dental subscription box, Get Mouthy.