March 25, 2019
A big push by AFP, both in Canada and abroad, has been to increase the presence of “diverse” fundraisers in the sector (visible minorities, sexual orientation, etc), as well as battle the misconceptions and prejudice that impede the career advancements of some fundraisers, specifically women. However, there is a question that I believe no-one has … Continue reading
If Diversity And Inclusion Is A Hiring Issue, Why Aren’t We Talking To The Charitable Sector’s HR Professionals?
March 19, 2019
The AFP 2018 Toronto Congress was one devoted to the topic of disruption in the Canadian fundraising profession, and hence the Canadian charitable sector. The plenary sessions took a deep dive particularly into the issues that women and visible minority candidates face at the job; the prejudice that manifests itself in lower salaries, and fewer … Continue reading
November 29, 2018
The sad truth is that when someone in the workplace throws a racist comment at you, all the brochures and flyers and seminars on racial harassment fall to the side. All those words of encouragement and hope, the very self that you’ve built to handle the barrage of abuse that waits for you on the … Continue reading