Mercy Corps Starts a Public Search for New Board Members

This shift in recruitment strategy is a key way to redistribute power, says Eleni Refu, senior engagement associate at the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, where her research focuses on equity.

“Often in philanthropy, organizations tend to work within their established bubble,” she says. “This is an opportunity to get candidates that they might not have a personal relationship with but that might be good for this position.”

Read the entire article in The Chronicle of Philanthropy.