Episode 23: A conversation with Tandin Wangmo

Tandin Wangmo is the Executive Director of RENEW, a non-profit located in Bhutan. In pursuit of its vision in creating a gender-based violence-free happy society, RENEW aspires to better the lives of women by helping them gain the skills necessary to achieve their goals as socially and economically independent members of society.  Tandin shares her insights in working with various government agencies that support RENEW’s work and the importance of the volunteer network vital to the services that RENEW offers in the communities.  Listen to this episode to acquire a better perspective on leadership demonstrated by Tandin and the work she doing.

Episode 22: A conversation with Phil Forrest

Phil Forrest is an experienced director of non-profit Boards (e.g. Singapore Institute of Directors and Australian-ASEAN Chamber of Commerce) and for-profit Boards (e.g. TerraCom Ltd and Readymix Holdings International).  Phil speaks to the importance of Board solidarity and what Boards look for in recruiting a new member.  The non-profit professional who works with Boards or is seeking a Board position will benefit listening to Phil’s sage advice.

Episode 21: A conversation with Ujjwal Amatya

Ujjwal Amatya, General Manager of the nonprofit organisation REED, located in Nepal, discusses using the balanced scorecard management tool in the quest to raise $2.5M. Ujjwal shares how his organisation uses both the grant model and the marketing model to attract support and appreciates how these models work in a competitive world.  Learn about donor mapping, the importance of getting VIPs into the field to demonstrate your organisation’s impact and Ujjwal’s philosophy of the three i’s–impact, influence, and income– shared in this episode.