The Courage to Lead in Family Philanthropy: a Special Pre-Forum Retreat for Board Members and CEOs

This special retreat is an opportunity for participants to explore fundamental questions of leadership, impact, sustainability and self-care. It is based on the work of Parker Palmer, noted author and co-founder of the Center for Courage & Renewal, offering time for small group dialogue and reflection in a safe, trustworthy space. The retreat will focus on the alignment of our personal values with our professional choices. Operating from a place of personal integrity and authenticity helps us find the courage to face challenges and competing demands and make the difficult decisions we encounter every day. Increasing self- awareness and developing new skills helps us creatively hold the tensions we experience between the world as it is and the world we would like to see.

To confirm your space in this retreat, please register now. We are grateful to the Center for Courage & Renewal for their cooperation and support in adapting their retreat for our audience.

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Cindy Johnson

Cindy Johnson was the founding director of Courage & Renewal – North Texas for 13 years…

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Thomas Beech

Tom Beech has held CEO leadership positions with The Minneapolis Foundation, the Burnett Foundation in Fort…

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This special pre-conference retreat is limited to 25 participants. An additional registration fee is required. Register now. For assistance with registration, please contact Michael Goodman at 202.293.3424 or

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