Participate in an immersive leadership training that teaches you how to leverage your professional skills by joining the board of an innovative nonprofit.
- Have at least 6 years of professional experience
- Have worked in the private sector
- Demonstrate an interest in deepening engagement with the social sector through serving as a board member
A UNIQUE PATHWAY TO LEADERSHIP
Your experience will be driven by Echoing Green's unique network of leading social innovators, who will help you learn hands-on skills in a format that isn't available anywhere else.
Learn directly from nonprofit leaders, social entrepreneurs, and community members so you develop the knowledge and empathy required to fully participate and contribute in the social change ecosystem.
Get an unfiltered glimpse into the lives of Echoing Green Fellows around the globe through engaging directly with their organizations and the people they serve.
Join a cohort of your peers for an experience that develops strong, lifelong relationships and a network of individuals who are equally dedicated to making the world a better place.
“Direct Impact has given me a renewed sense of purpose for the work that I do and brought me into a community of amazing people with the same passion towards driving impact.”
Strategy, Samsung NEXT, Winter 2017 Cohort
“I assumed I would learn how to be an effective board member. I did not know this program was also going to be an executive coaching, leadership skills building, reflective journey.”
Director of Digital Marketing, PepsiCo Winter 2017 Cohort
“I think the biggest impact was the relationships formed with my fellow cohort members — hearing their experiences and working together collaboratively and honestly was an amazing experience.”
Business Manager, Sustainable Investing, BlackRock Spring 2018 Cohort
Accelerated 6-Day Intensive Program
An immersive program including four days of leadership development and governance training and two days of hands-on experience with an Echoing Green Fellow organization. Upon completion, participants are invited into an alumni program and may seek board matching assistance.
- Site visits have included Accountability Lab (Kathmandu, Nepal), African Leadership Academy (Johannesburg, SA), the Center for Supportive Schools (North Carolina, USA).
A two-month cohort experience comprised of two three-day retreats in New York City and an immersive multi-day site visit with an Echoing Green Fellow organization. Upon completion, participants are invited into an alumni program and may seek board matching assistance.
- Site visits have included the African Leadership Academy (Johannesburg, SA), the Center for Supportive Schools (North Carolina, USA) and FundiBots (Kampala, Uganda).
Custom & Corporate Trainings
Create a half-day, full-day, or custom workshop for your team. Workshops can include nonprofit governance training, a personal leadership audit and purpose-statement development, and discussions on the principles of exceptional board leadership.REQUEST A WORKSHOP
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