Kelly’s DEI Spotlight: Lessons from an Inclusive Innovation Playbook developed by AT&T and SmartCities for All

Kelly Gleischman October 9, 2019 Last month, Mary Mason’s DEI Spotlight focused on the work at Salesforce to create an overall vision and focus for DEI. This month we’re going to explore the importance of intentionality and specificity, drawing on lessons from an Inclusive Innovation Playbook developed by AT&T and SmartCities for All, a global initiative that is working to … Read More

Mary Mason’s DEI Spotlight: DEI Practices at Salesforce

MARY MASON’S DEI SPOTLIGHT: DEI PRACTICES AT SALESFORCE Mary Mason Boaz | September 5, 2019 This month we’re going to explore the importance of a clarified purpose and focus when seeking to move the needle around issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We’ll be drawing on a best practice from Salesforce, a leading CRM platform, that employs 25,000+ people across … Read More

Raven’s Cross-Sector DEI Spotlight: Urban Planning

Raven Freeman July 31, 2019 This month we’re going to explore the interplay between innovation and equity, drawing on a best practice from the field of urban planning. An article from the Urban Institute notes, “We can’t assume that technological innovations will benefit everyone equally. Intentional design for equity should involve inclusive processes and rethinking business practices to target efforts … Read More

You Say Summer, We Say… School Leader Evaluation!

Sarah Morgan, Kelly Gleischman, Carrie Irvin July 10, 2019 Happy summer, everyone! You may be thinking about pools and popsicles, but when the end of the school year rolls around, we are reminded that it’s time to evaluate the head of your school! (Well, ok, we think caps and gowns too.) One of the most important responsibilities of the board … Read More

Register Today! Join EdFuel’s 2019-20 Peer Learning Community Cohorts in Washington D.C.

Kerri-Ann Nesbeth June 20, 2019 Join us for an 8-month in-person peer learning community designed to accelerate education leaders who are change agents for the future Each school year, EdFuel offers Peer Learning Communities (PLCs) that are designed to allow participants to dive deeply into various themes and functional areas. In monthly sessions, participants convene with one of our expert … Read More

Get ready for the summer with EdFuel’s Summer Must-Dos

Kristina Campa Gruca| June 13, 2019 “I need a vacation from my vacation.” I’ve heard this phrase from friends and colleagues and have experienced the pain of enjoying time off only to be bombarded by the work of catching up once I return to work. This year, I was determined that wouldn’t be the case. A few weeks ago, my … Read More

You Can’t Claim To Care For Your People and Ignore Their Mental Health

Kelly Gleischman  May 29, 2019 You Can’t Claim To Care For Your People and Ignore Their Mental Health Today marks the end of Mental Health Awareness Month, and I wanted to take a minute to reflect on an issue that is incredibly important to me both personally and professionally. And this year, I’d like to reflect on it through the … Read More

The Power of Convening: EdFuel’s 2019 D.C. Talent Summit

Mary Mason Boaz May 16, 2019 In many organizations, talent leaders often do their work in a silo or are members of very small talent teams where the chance to collaborate is limited. Additionally, talent leaders often take on multiple workstreams (recruitment, hiring, the retention…the list goes on!) and thus their time is scarce, which can mean that opportunities to … Read More

Candidate Matchmaking: Steps to Ensure Candidates “Swipe Right”

Kerri-Ann Nesbeth February 28, 2019 Skeptical about finding the right person who is highly qualified for the role? Have you been putting your organization out there? Wish it was as quick and easy as swiping right?  Here’s how to set yourself apart and ensure you find your perfect match! Gone are the days of the online dating stigma. Whether using … Read More

DC Bilingual: EdFuel DC Talent Cohort Partner in Action

As we enter a new year, many people are taking the time to reflect on the past and to set goals for the future. At EdFuel, each year we strive to build capacity for individuals and organizations to develop stronger internal talent systems. In 2017 EdFuel was awarded the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results (SOAR) Act grant by the Office … Read More