Diversity Reading

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Have you read these fantastic resources about diversity on boards?

In preparation for the next Unconvention on Tuesday, 9 August, I’ve put together a collection of recent resources that will be pertinent to our event theme.  There are a few tickets left for this event which you can register for here.

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Difference Makers: A leader’s guide to championing diversity on boards

Dr Nicky Howe and I have collated our learnings from the past four years with the Engaging Young Leaders on Aged Care and Community Boards program along with the latest research to present a book that was published by Major Street Publishing in May this year.



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ELGP Project Report – Leading Effective and Diverse Boards: Lessons from not-for-profit board chairs in Western Austalia

This ebook profiles a range of experienced chairpersons with WA who have led diverse and effective boards. It ensures their lessons on leadership and facilitation can be shared.



Screen Shot 2016-08-03 at 1.15.59 pmELGP Project Report – Driving Diversity: An inspirational guide to board participation and creating change

This ebook profiles a range of NFP directors in the WA community to understand their perspectives on diversity – its meaning to them and their Boards, and its place on WA NFP boards more broadly.

 


You can see all the 2016 ELGP projects here too.

AHRC Publication – Leading for Change: A blueprint for cultural diversity and inclusive leadership

Leading for Changes starts the conversation about improvement the representation of cultural diversity within Australian leadership.  It provides guidance for how organisations can nurture leadership that is fit for our multicultural society and our global economy.

OMI Publication – Diversifying boards – Your cultural advantage

This guide includes information about boards and what being a board member involves.  It also includes case studies of people from a wide range of backgrounds who have become members of different types of boards. Some were born in Australia of migrant parents.  Most came to Australia as migrants.  They represent countries and cultures form across the world.

I hope you find these useful reading.

Alicia Curtis

Project Facilitator

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