Sacred Partnership: Developing a Thriving Relationship with Your Lay Leaders
Deborah Shapira is a certified facilitator and educator living in New York City. She consults with nonprofit organizations and boards of directors, crafting processes to guide them towards successfully meeting their organizational needs and goals. She is passionate about helping professional and volunteer leaders build constructive partnerships, both to make their work personally fulfilling and to benefit the organizations they serve. This work has included coaching board chairs and governance committee chairs from schools, synagogues and other nonprofit organizations; advising nonprofit CEOs and executive directors; designing and facilitating board retreats; and facilitating webinars on board governance-related topics. A graduate of Stanford University, Deborah earned her certificate in Facilitation through Georgetown University, a certificate in Nonprofit Board Consulting from Boardsource, and a certificate in Jewish Education through the Drisha Institute. She serves on the boards of Sefaria, Prizmah, The Jewish Theological Seminary, and Pardes.
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