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Direct Impact Application

Application Overview

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Direct Impact
 is Echoing Green’s innovative board leadership program created to transform rising stars of the private sector into highly effective board leaders of the world's most innovative organizations. 

Direct Impact Criteria
We are committed to creating a dynamic and diverse group of individuals from a variety of sectors who will each bring a unique set of perspectives and experiences to the cohort. We are also looking for individuals who:
  • Have at least 6 years of professional experience
  • Are currently employed in the private sector
  • Are interested in deepening their engagement with the social sector through nonprofit board service 
Cohort 8 Winter 2019 Program Dates 
Applicants must be available for both retreats and one of the site visit options.
  • Retreat 1 | NYC | January 11-13
  • Site Visit Option 1: African Leadership Academy | Johannesburg | January 31-February 2
  • Site Visit Option 2: Center for Supportive Schools | North Carolina | February 21-22
  • Retreat 2 | NYC | March 1-3
Program Fees
The program fee is $8,500, which includes all retreats, workshops, and site visits. Airfare is not included. We encourage successful applicants to work with their employers to sponsor their participation. Limited scholarships may be available. 

To Learn More: Read our program FAQs.

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