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What are the Characteristics of Effective Systems Leaders?

In a new blog post, Equal Measure’s Kimberly Edmunds and Harder+Company Community Research’s Mike Matsunaga discuss the growing importance of systems leadership, and the characteristics necessary for leaders of systems change efforts to be effective.

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Advancing Equity in Communities

This series, produced in partnership with Stanford Social Innovation Review, aims to inspire new and inform current conversations about the role of equity in the development and evaluation of philanthropic investments.

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