Debra Zimmerman, Executive Director of Women Make Movies, talks about staying focused on the mission (even when if it means saying “no” to money), giving your constituents a voice, motivating staff and capitalization.
Aaron Dworkin, Dean of the School of Music, Theatre & Dance at the University of Michigan, discusses the importance of thinking about oneself as a social entrepreneur rather than an arts administrator.
Howard Spector, Executive Director of P.S. ARTS, discusses the importance of having the right people, providing learning opportunities, and maintaining mission focus to successfully lead an organization through change.
Charmaine Jefferson, Executive Director of the California African American Museum, discusses leading organizations through two types of change – problem-solving in times of crisis and continual assessment and evolution.