Pat Watson, GG+A Senior Vice President, appears in this month’s edition of The Chronicle of Philanthropy. “#MeToo Hits the Nonprofit World” offers an industry-specific breakdown of gender inequity issues. 1 in 4 women in fundraising has faced harassment, revealed the poll conducted by the Chronicle, Association of Fundraising Professionals, and the Harris Poll. In the wake of #MeToo’s social and professional “reckoning,” female voices in fundraising offer their own anecdotal experience and actionable vision for the changing workplace landscape:
“With the #MeToo movement, nonprofit leaders and others have a huge opportunity to elevate the discussion to bigger themes, including the wielding of power and how people treat one another,” Watson says.
Of the movement, Watson calls it as the fight of millennial’s generation; an opportunity to influence, or in her words, “demand,” institutional change.
Read the full story in the April edition of The Chronicle of Philanthropy here.