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Courage to Lead invited leaders who are graduates of our retreat series to speak about some of the challenges of leadership in our sector.  We hope you will find their thoughts inspiring in your own inquiry into the meaning of leadership in your life and organization.

Ready to Step Over a Threshold in Your Leadership?

Jonathan Zeichner, Executive Director, A Place Called Home

 

“The Bigger Picture”

Victoria Juarez, Executive Director, Girls Inc. of Carpinteria

 

What Sustains You as a Leader?

Cecilia Rodriguez, Executive Director, CALM

 

Feeling Isolated and Alone in Your Challenges as a Leader?

Dennis Keeley, Chair, Photography & Imaging Program, Art Center College of Design

 

Being an Executive Director Isn’t a One-Person Job…

Jarrod Schwartz, Executive Director, Just Communities

 

Do You Feel Like You’re Standing in Front of an Avalanche?

Bonnie Campbell, Nonprofit Leader, Santa Barbara

 

Executive Directors Are a Sensitive Bunch…

Erik Talkin, Executive Director, Foodbank of Santa Barbara County

 

How Do You Stay in Balance When You’re “Wired” to Help?

Kate Carter, Founder, LifeChronicles

Is it Hard for You to Leave the Office?

Ernesto Paredes, Executive Director, Easy Lift Transportation

 

Not Taking Care of Yourself as a Leader?

Miki Garcia, Executive Director, Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara

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