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Women as Fundraisers: Their Experience in and Influence on an Emerging Profession: New Directions for Philanthropic Fundraising, Number 19 Julie C. Conry

Women as Fundraisers: Their Experience in and Influence on an Emerging Profession: New Directions for Philanthropic Fundraising, Number 19

Julie C. Conry

Published October 7th 1998
ISBN : 9780787942687
Paperback
139 pages
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Within the last decade, one of the most striking changes in fundraising has been the composition of the workforce itself-the dramatic increase in the numbers of women pursuing fundraising careers. This issue of New Directions for PhilanthropicMoreWithin the last decade, one of the most striking changes in fundraising has been the composition of the workforce itself-the dramatic increase in the numbers of women pursuing fundraising careers. This issue of New Directions for Philanthropic Fundraising addresses the opportunities and challenges created by these marked shifts in the gAnder make-up and workplace culture of fundraising.Using personal histories, demographic trAnds, statistical data, and life and work experiences, the authors highlight the significant ways the nonprofit sector is being shaped by womens leadership in fundraising and greater participation in the professional ranks. They outline a number of professional development strategies for women in fundraising- examine the current status of women in fundraising as measured by compensation rates and organizational position- and analyze the impact of womens changing socioeconomic role on the organizational structures and policies of traditional fundraising institutions, such as religious organizations and the YWCA.This is the 19th issue of the quarterly journal New Directions for Philanthropic Fundraising.