AABLI Board Talks

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Episode 5: Kevin Dious

“How Board Leaders Build Stronger Communities with Technology”

“As a board member, you should really push leadership to really reexamine the operations of the business.” Learn how your nonprofit can use technology to build [a] community from Class #5 alumnus Kevin Dious, chief of staff to the CEO at Reddit, Inc., during this AABLI Board Talks interview. Released date: 5/14/20

Episode 4: George Davis

“Beyond COVID-19: Why Board Leadership Skills Will Be More in Demand?”

AABLI Class #1 George Davis, executive director, California African American Museum (CAAM), discusses what to expect beyond Covid-19; telehealth, eLearning, robotics, and virtual reality are among the industries, which will continue to grow. Watch as George talks about the LA art scene and how your leadership skills can sustain you after the pandemic. Released date: 5/7/20

Episode 3: Trella R. Wallker, JD

“Nonprofit Finance Impact: What are Boards Doing to Pivot?”

AABLI Class #9 Trella Walker, director, Advisory Services and head of Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF) Social Innovation & Equity Council, discusses how leaders can use their knowledge, experience, and creativity to address the financial impact that nonprofits are facing amid COVID-19 and beyond. Released date: 4/30/20

Episode 2: Dr. Thyonne Gordon

“Shift Your Crisis Story to Elevate Board Leadership”.

AABLI Class #3 Dr. Gordon, founder of Beyond Story, invites board leaders to shift their organization’s crisis story and provides tactics in how to elevate your board leadership role during COVID-19 and beyond. Released date: 4/27/20

Episode 1: Virgil Roberts

“The Facts: Past, Present, and Future Board Leadership” 

Watch as AABLI alumna and Class #3, Zaneta Smith interviews AABLI Co-Founder and Board Chair, Virgil Roberts. During the first AABLI Board Talks, the pair discuss proactive measures for board leaders to consider during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. Release date: 4/23/20