Focus on Leadership is designed to provide training for racialized women interested in becoming leaders of tomorrow. Our training will focus on how to become a board member and increase networking abilities to gain access to employment opportunities focusing on team-building, problem-solving, and decision-making. As board members, you will be able to apply these skills to bring about change in the community.
The topics covered are:
1. Types of Boards: Governance vs. Operations
2. Board Responsibilities
3. Committees and Working Groups
4. What to Expect Once on a Board
5. Mid-Point Review and Evaluation
6. Leadership Primer / Communication
7. Decision Making
About Focus For Ethnic Women
Focus For Ethnic Women supports women in the Waterloo Region by providing a nurturing, culturally-sensitive environment that builds self-esteem, social networks, employment-related skills, and connections to meaningful employment.