ELGP Graduation – Wednesday, 17th May, 6 – 8.30pm
The 2017 ELGP cohort have been working exceptionally hard and have thoroughly benefited from meeting so many Community Partners throughout the ELGP workshops, site visits, panel discussions, mentoring meetings, board observations, traineeship marketplace and events. Graduation is an opportunity to celebrate their hard work and hear their program reflections. Rise CEO, Justine Colyer will also speak on behalf of the Community Partners.
Join us for a celebratory glass and nibbles at Graduation. Register here
Diversity Awards – Nominations close 19th May
We are now calling for nominations of the boards and board champions in your network who are leading diversity on boards. I’ve attached the Nomination Pack. You can read Dr Nicky Howe’s latest blog post about the awards here or the award details here. We’ve kept the nomination form as simple as possible.
It would be wonderful if every Community Partner and NFP could nominate themselves or someone else they would like to recognise.
All nominations are entered online here. Please share this with your networks and get nominating!
State of the Nation – Thursday, 15th June, 6 – 8pm
Speaking of celebrations, this year’s State of the Nation Sundowner will be an inspiring celebration of the impact YOU, our Community Partners, make through the Engaging Young Leaders program. You will also witness the first winners of the Diversity Awards! Please join us so we can thank and recognise you for your contribution to the program.
We hope to see you at an upcoming event.
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