Patsy Doerr on the Leadership We Need for the World We Live in Today

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Patsy Doerr is the Chief Executive Officer of The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc. (AJLI). Patsy leads all facets of AJLI and serves as the face of the organization, advocating in both the public and private sectors.

Patsy is a leading expert and thought leader in the field of corporate social responsibility, diversity and inclusion, and sustainability. She has been interviewed by a number of publications and programs, including Forbes, The Muse, The Hill and ThriveGlobal. Completing over 75+ keynote presentations, panel moderations and group discussion facilitations per year, Patsy is frequently tapped to discuss DEI issues.

Her greatest passion is helping organizations build and develop initiatives that best position them for long-term success in a diverse, global environment.

In this episode Patsy and I discuss…

  • The work the Association of Junior Leagues International (AJLI) is doing in the world to train women and get them ready for leadership in their local and global community.
  • The people who make up the membership of AJLI and why they choose to get involved in the Junior League.
  • The mission AJLI has in regard to its members. How understanding the qualities and values of the people drawn to your mission can help you support them and keep them engaged.


Forbes Blog: 

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The Muse (Interview): My Job Is to Promote Diversity and Inclusion at a Major Company

The Hill (Op-ed): Gender Equality is Good for Business

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PokerDivas (Podcast Interview): It May Be Diverse But Is It Inclusive


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