Getting Unstuck: The Tools for Innovation (b)
April 9, 2018
- 12:00 PM
Do you ever wonder why a challenge stays stuck no matter how many tools and tactics you throw at it? Do you find that your current plans are missing a spark or worse are just collecting dust? Are you looking to engage more people in the mission of your work but not sure what to do next?
Join us to learn about creating and fostering a culture of learning for your organization. Explore ways to put your strategic plan into action and engage your team as it’s implemented.
President/CEO, The Foraker Group
Laurie has worked in the nonprofit sector for close to 30 years and with Foraker for 17 years. She has been instrumental in creating many of Foraker's services and philosophy. Laurie is passionate about the power of the nonprofit sector to change lives, improve our environment, secure our economic opportunities, provide essential arts, cultural and educational experiences and truly partner to ensure healthy communities.
Born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska, Laurie is committed to connecting nonprofit leaders across the state and sector to weave a network of positive learning, support, and success. Laurie focuses her Foraker work on supporting creative collaborations, providing board and leadership development, and creating a positive culture of philanthropy within organizations.
Laurie holds a BA in English from Scripps College and an Executive Master's degree in Not-for-Profit Leadership from Seattle University. She has been a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) since 2003. She has served on a variety of boards and worked as a volunteer in arts, environmental, and human services organizations. In 2005, Laurie was named one of Alaska's "Top 40 Under 40" by the Alaska Journal of Commerce, and was named Outstanding Professional in Philanthropy in 2006 by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Alaska chapter. In 2016 Laurie was recognized by the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce and inducted into the ATHENA Society. She spends her time away from the office connecting with her family and friends, distance running, and finding sunshine in Alaska and beyond.