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Why Giving Back Is Good For Business
Ann Bevans, Community Building, Women In Business
Why Giving Back Is Good For Business
29 June 2010

I’m not a soup kitchen kind of girl. When people say, “I’m going to volunteer!” isn’t that the first thing you think of?  It is for me. And while I’m deeply moved by the enormous difficulties homeless people face, I just don’t see myself in latex gloves and a shower cap dishing out shepherd’s pie. Read more…

3 Reasons Why Being a Volunteer Leader Helps Your Business
Leadership, Shonali Burke, Women In Business
3 Reasons Why Being a Volunteer Leader Helps Your Business
28 December 2009

One of the great things about joining a professional development organization is that you can get hands-on leadership experience as a volunteer; experience which, they say, will serve you well in your “real” job. Certainly that’s a selling point for such organizations and in the PR/communications field, organizations such as IABC and PRSA thrive on it. I recently started my term as President of IABC/Washington after having previously served on the chapter board as VP, Professional Development, for three years until a couple of years ago. Read more…

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