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DE&I Fundamental to Successful Board Leadership

Without board 'buy-in,' it will fail

An effective diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) strategy makes an association better and more successful, engaging more members and fostering more diverse and inclusive professional fields.

What’s good for the organization is especially critical for its board, which represents the field and shapes how the association serves its members.

The recent ASAE Research Foundation report, Are Association Boards Embracing DE&I?, looks at key practices for supporting DEI at the board level. The research found that organizations that introduce these practices are realizing improved outcomes not only for the board but also for the whole organization. However, that success requires deliberate commitment and follow-up.

Please select this link to read the complete article from ASAE's Center for Association Leadership.

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