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Leslie Crutchfield Lecture

Leslie Crutchfield Lecture
Longwood Gardens Fellows Program

Date & Price

Monday, June 25, 2018


Free, Reservations Required

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Join the 2017–2018 Longwood Fellows in welcoming the leading authority and best-selling author, Leslie Crutchfield, on social change and what makes great non-profits great.


9:45 am

Networking Reception
in honor of the 2017–2018 Fellows Cohort

10:15 am

Fellows Program Director, Tamara Fleming, Ed.D.

10:30 am

From Mission to Movement: The Six Practices of High-Impact Non-Profits
Leslie Crutchfield

11:15 am

Event concludes

About the Author

Forces for Good book coverLeslie Crutchfield is an author, the Executive Director of the Global Social Enterprise Initiative at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, and Senior Advisor at FSG Social Impact Consultants. Leslie co-authored Forces for Good: The Six Practices of High-Impact Nonprofits, a best- selling award-winning title recognized by The Economist on its "Best Books of the Year" list; Forces for Good is in its eighth printing and is published in three languages globally. Leslie's other books include How Change Happens: Why Some Movements Succeed While Others Don’t (just released in April 2018); and Do More Than Give: The Six Practices of Donors Who Change the World. Leslie was previously a managing director at Ashoka, the global venture fund for social entrepreneurs, and she cofounded a national nonprofit social enterprise in her 20s. She has contributed to Fortune, Forbes, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, and Stanford Social Innovation Review, and has offered commentary on ABC News, FOX, PBS and NPR. Leslie served as a trustee of SEED Foundation and Kiva, and volunteered with Crossroads Africa. She holds an MBA and BA from Harvard, and resides in the Washington, DC region.

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.