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Colleen Dilenschneider Lecture

Colleen Dilenschneider Lecture
Longwood Gardens Fellows Program

Date & Price

Monday, June 24, 2019

9:45 am–11:15 am


Free, Reservations Required by June 17, 2019

Call 610.388.5429 or click below

Join the 2018–2019 Longwood Fellows for an informative and engaging event with Colleen Dilenschneider. IMPACTS Chief Market Engagement Officer and author and publisher of the Know Your Own Bone website, a data-informed, strategic resource for cultural organizations, Dilenschneider is regarded as a leader of the next generation of nonprofit executive management.


9:45 am

Networking Reception
in honor of the 2018–2019 Fellows Cohort

10:15 am

Fellows Program Director, Tamara Fleming, Ed.D.

10:30 am

Colleen Dilenschneider
Dilenschneider will discuss data-informed trends impacting cultural organizations and facilitating connections between people, collections, nature, and community to maximize engagement and long-term impact.

11:15 am

Event concludes

About the Speaker

Colleen_DilenschneiderAs the Chief Market Engagement Officer at IMPACTS Research, Colleen Dilenschneider utilizes data to help cultural organizations maintain their relevance and secure their long-term financial futures. Colleen is the author and publisher of the popular website Know Your Own Bone, a resource for cultural executives that has been prominently featured in several national publications, and is required reading for numerous graduate programs and professional conferences. She has been a featured expert on audience behaviors surrounding cultural organizations in outlets ranging from the American Alliance of Museums to NPR, and conducts speaking engagements and workshops globally. She graduated from the University of Chicago and received her Masters of Public Administration from the University of Southern California. Ever the curious nerd, she has also completed professional programs at The London School of Economics, Yale, and Harvard. Colleen currently serves on the board of directors of the National Aquarium.

About the Longwood Fellows Program

The Fellows Program is a 13-month residential learning experience that prepares mid-career professionals for senior roles in public horticulture.

Central to the mission of the Fellows Program is leader education. Fellows have ample opportunity to develop and refine their leadership skills and are exposed to thought leaders and content, spanning topics from organizational behavior and strategic planning to human resource management and marketing analytics. Learn more.