Connecting Young Leaders and Board Member
Young leaders play an ever growing part in the professional sphere in WA. Increasingly young people are seen taking leadership roles in the workplace and wanting to be considered for positions on Boards.
While the demand for Board positions within young leaders grows, opportunities lack. Boards need a powerful network in order to achieve their mission; however Boards do not often look beyond their existing network when seeking to fill directorship vacancies.
The CommunityBoardConnect LinkedIn Group allows users, both Board directors and young leaders, to become thought leaders and build relationships with their peers in the WA community services sector. For young leaders it opens up the door to networking with professionals that would have been difficult to connect with otherwise, and for Boards it allows them access to young potential Board members who can bring a different perspective and energy to the Boardroom table.
Brooke Jones, Emerging Leaders Governance Program Graduate (2013), speaks about her team’s project on connecting Young Leaders and Board Members in the community services sector
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Congratulations to the ELGP 2021 Graduates!
On May 5th, we congratulated the ELGP graduates of 2021 at a beautiful Graduation ceremony. Please find below their video snapshots of the program. Our young emerging leaders have also worked very hard to create four exceptional projects that will be added to the online resource toolkit. Please refer to the links below to download […]
2021 ELGP Participants revealed
In our ninth year of the program, we are delighted to reveal the participants of the 2021 Emerging Leaders in Governance program (ELGP). Many of these participants are provided with scholarships to attend the program due to the funding provided by Community Partners. As you’ll read below, this group has exceptional professional skills and a […]
ELGP 2020 Projects
As part of the Emerging Leaders in Governance Program (ELGP) 2020, participants have worked in groups to produce these four exceptional projects on the subject of improving diversity in board governance. The topics covered are: A Digestible Guide on Risk Appetite for New Board Members Compose a More Effective Board Develop Strategies for a Successful […]