The Brushy Fork Leadership Summit will be held Sept. 18 to 20 to bring together community and nonprofit leaders to build skills and make connections to support their work. The event will take place on the Berea College campus.
Workshop tracks include:
Leadership for Community Reconciliation: Participants will explore how to approach challenges in communication and action in communities by recognizing biases and assumptions as well as practice techniques for moderating discussions around difficult issues.
Personal Leadership Development: Participants will focus on their strengths using the Strengths-Based Leadership tool and explore how personality types impact communication and conflict styles.
Using Data for Effective Leadership: Participants will learn how to gather and use data to strengthen community efforts by developing clear impact goals supported by on-theground research.
Leadership for Strategic Community Results: Participants will learn how to create a vision, build trust, and engage the broader community in development efforts through motivating community members for strategic action.
Executive Nonprofit Leadership: Participants will go beyond the basics of nonprofits, learning practical approaches to executive-level issues, such as creating and communicating a strategic vision, planning for leadership succession, and handling executive-level communications with funders and board members.
Women and Leadership: Participants will explore leadership principles and techniques geared toward the challenges that women face in professional settings, including peer mentorship and mindfulness.
The registration fee is $325 and includes workshops, meals, and materials. Attendees are responsible for their own lodging. Spaces in workshop tracks are limited. Register online at: 2019_ brushyforkleadershipsummit. eventbrite.com.