CSBA's 2018 Leadership Institute is a two-day event, uniquely designed to provide board members with relevant, engaging, hands-on content and critical strategies that will advance the leadership skills and capacity of your governance team. You won't want to miss this exciting event!
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Hear from these nationally recognized experts:
is a senior governance consultant with BoardSource and has extensive experience in leadership development and nonprofit governance and management. She conducts training and consulting on nonprofit board governance, board development and leadership for a wide range of nonprofit organizations. Decker has particular expertise in working with organizations in social and human services, higher education and the volunteer sector. She also serves as the director of the Master of Leadership Development program at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College. Read more.
Julie Flapan is the Executive Director of the Alliance for California Computing Education for Students and Schools (ACCESS) and Director of the Computer Science Project at UCLA's Center X. Funded by the National Science Foundation and based at UCLA, Flapan coordinates statewide efforts to strengthen and broaden participation in computing education and is implementing a policy strategy to promote access and equity to computing education reform in California, specifically for girls and students of color. Read more.
Hadi Partovi is a tech entrepreneur and investor, and CEO of the education non-profit Code.org. Born in Tehran, Iran, Hadi grew up during the Iran-Iraq war. His school did not offer computer science classes, so he taught himself to code at home on a Commodore 64. After immigrating to the United States, he spent his summers working as a software engineer to help pay his way through high school and college. Upon graduating from Harvard University with a Masters degree in computer science, Hadi pursued a career in technology starting at Microsoft where he rose into the executive ranks. He founded two startups – the first was a huge success and the second a dismal failure – and he now invests and advises other technology startups. Read more.
serves as the Executive Director of the STEM Network, a project of Children Now and a coalition of business, government, community, and education partners committed to expanding Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) opportunities for all children in California. For nearly two decades, Stewart has been an advocate for public education, K-12 through post-secondary, and was appointed by both Governors Brown and Schwarzenegger to senior education policy positions. Read more.
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