Our next Project Management Training Programs will be held:
On August 21: Project Management Skills for Social Change @Center for Social Innovation. Register here.
NANCY FRITSCHE EAGAN
Nancy is founder and President of People Potential and has provided consultation and training services to public and social sector organizations for over 20 years . The focus of her work is to utilize principles of collaboration to accomplish results in purpose-driven projects. She applies her direct services and management experiences in government and the social sector to her work. Nancy is known for her ability to create and customize services and interventions that are suited to the needs of each organization.
Nancy is a practitioner and steward of the Art of Hosting Meaningful Conversations and facilitates organizational and community development through the use of circle practice, appreciative inquiry, open space, world café, presencing and other participatory and engagement tools. She is a founding member of a food cycle “collaboratory” called Tasting Change. She helped with the design and follow through of the First Women’s Conference on Sustainability in New York State with the Women’s Initiatives for a Sustainable Earth. Nancy co-facilitated World Cafés with over 800 people at the 100th Ecumenical Gathering of the National Council of Churches and The Church World Service. Nancy serves on the board of WISE - Women's Inititatives for a Sustainable Earth, EarthMatters, Inc.
Nancy has a broad range of consulting and training experiences. In past years she facilitated projects with Good Shepherd Services (using the Sanctuary Model®), The Support Center for Non-Profit Management; Eileen Fisher Company; Children’s Aid Society: StoryCorps; NYC Department of Probation; Human Resources Administration –NYC; United Way; New York City’s Department of Citywide Administrative Services; and Cornell University’s College of Human Ecology.
She is a specialist in change strategies, relationship and community building, leadership development and project management. Nancy designs meetings to foster meaningful conversations in support of collaborative and inclusive processes. She uses a permaculture framework in working to return to regenerative and sustainable practices.
Nancy is featured in a storytelling leadership series with Women2Girls. Here is the link: http://www.w2w2g.com/speakers/ . In a 2012 trip to India, Nancy co-hosted a "Pro-Action Cafe" that was reported in the Udaipur Times. She also served on the 2012 and 2014 planning committee of the NGO CSW for the UN Commission on the Status of Women. She has an M.S.W. from Hunter College School of Social Work. She is also a member @Center for Social Innovation.
Provides organizational change consulting and business development services to companies and non-profits throughout New York City.
Christine’s career includes hands-on organization building and business development as well as strategic and economic analysis. Recent consulting clients have included the Open Space Institute, Lower East Side Ecology Center, Glynwood and a range of entrepreneurs and small business owners engaged in creating a more sustainable New York City. Prior consulting clients have also included the Annie E. Casey Foundation and the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund of the U.S. Treasury. Christine previously led internal consulting and technical assistance programs at both PHI National and Seedco.
At PHI National, Christine led national efforts to provide technical assistance on policy and workforce development programs designed to improve the quality of jobs for paraprofessionals and the quality of care for consumers of long-term care services (nursing homes, assisted living facilities and home care companies). Funding for these initiatives came from private foundations, companies, and the Federal Department of Labor.
At Seedco her responsibilities included leadership of technical assistance program for community-based housing development organizations which included managing the federal contract; hiring and supervising expert staff and consultants; directly providing technical assistance to up to 10 community housing development organizations nationally; and presenting loan packages to the Finance Committee of Seedco’s Board of Directors. Christine also co-led sectoral analysis and program design efforts for economic development opportunities in the health care industry at Seedco.
This experience has given Christine expert qualifications in organizational assessments; defining and leading change processes; workshop design; strategic planning facilitation and using coaching techniques to support executives and managers tasked with leading internal change processes.
Christine is a social entrepreneur and strategist who has created Waste to Wealth Ventures for her work on projects and ventures that are creating economic opportunities and building sustainability strategies for New York City. Christine is a member of the Center for Social Innovation.