A Fresh Look at Diversity and Boards

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Author: Jan Masaoka, Board Cafe
Published: November 2009

This article, the first in a three-part series written by Jan Masaoka for Blue Avocado, takes a careful look at a diversity and nonprofit boards. Masaoka lays out the reasons in support of diversity as well as some practical advice, such as constructing diversity statement. A related article, "Recruiting for Board Diversity," offers practical tips for recruiting people 'unlike ourselves.'