We are delighted to announce the winner of the 2015 McCarthy Mentoring NFP Executive Mentoring Scholarship – Suzanne Connolly-Andrews, CEO of Gurriny Yealamucka Aboriginal community-controlled health service.
Suzanne is an inspiring leader who is helping to improve the health of the Yarrabah community located in North West Queensland. Her mentor is Marg O’Donnell AO, the former Director-General of three Queensland government departments including Aboriginal Affairs and the Office for Women.
Mentoring philanthropy leaders in the arts
Development managers from 17 not-for-profit Australian arts organisations have been selected to be part of the Creative Partnerships Australia 2015 Philanthropy Mentoring Program run by McCarthy Mentoring. See full list of successful applicants from a range of music, dance, theatre, festival and circus organisations.
Inspiration, Articles & Insights
HBR investigates the emerging trend of CEOs accessing seasoned counsel by engaging the services of experienced leaders from outside their company. The result: “we are convinced that more CEOs should connect with mentors rather than assume that theirs is a burden to be shouldered alone.” The researchers state that CEOs are routinely making decisions concerning matters they’ve never before tackled. “In such high-stakes situations, CEOs need wise mentoring…by role models who have been there and done that.”