In our first GeenieBox member AMA ("Ask Me Anything), Ginger McKnight-Chavers will lead a Facebook Live conversation on the topic of non-profit board membership. Ginger is on the board of Summer on the Hill, a member of MoMA Friends of Education, and on the advisory boards of the Ron Brown Scholars Program & Luminous Visions (formerly Latino Playwrights).
GeenieBox Members can expect to learn:
1. How to get onto a nonprofit board without having to make a large donation.
2. The value of nonprofit boards for networking, career advancement & preparation for corporate boards
This is a members-only digital event, exclusively on our Facebook Group page. Not a member? Drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
ABOUT Ginger McKnight-Chavers:
Ginger McKnight-Chavers is an author and an attorney with over twenty years of experience in the areas of arts/entertainment, corporate transactions and nonprofit law. A native of Dallas, Texas, she earned a B.S.F.S in International Economics from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and a J.D. degree from Harvard Law School. Her first novel, In the Heart of Texas was released by She Writes Press in October, 2016, and won the 2016 USA Best Book Award in the category of African American Fiction. She was a Kathryn Gurfein Writing Fellow at Sarah Lawrence College and a 2015 resident at Djerassi Resident Artists Program in Woodside, CA. She has published several essays, short stories and articles, is a consultant/writer at ShareBlue and currently blogs for The Huffington Post and The TexPatch. Prior to becoming a full-time writer, she practiced corporate and entertainment/media law at the firms of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in New York City and as an in-house attorney at Black Entertainment Television, Inc., Warner-Lambert Company and Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts. She is a member of the Friends of Education of the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, serves on the Board of Summer on the Hill and serves on the Advisory Boards of the Ron Brown Scholars Program and Luminous Visions/Latino Playwrights.