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2019 Blue Ridge Institute: "Intentional"
2:00 PM - 11:59 PM Fontana Village Resort
Date: July 21, 2019 to July 21, 2019
Where: Fontana Village Resort, Highway 28 North, Fontana Dam, North Carolina, United States, 28733
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Event Type: Business, Education
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The Blue Ridge Institute The Blue Ridge Institute (BRI) is an annual gathering of community service executives and leaders in the fields of social welfare and human services who convene annually at a conference in a beautiful rustic environment to participate in a rejuvenating and uplifting experience focused on leadership development, learning, and fellowship. Participation in BRI is limited to members only. For information on becoming a member, please visit the BRI website. BRI 2019 Speakers BRI proudly presents this year's speakers: Joan Garry began her career in 1981 as part of the management team that launched MTV. She followed this successful eight-year tenure with another successful run as an executive at Showtime Networks. Then, in 1997 while either having a midlife crisis or avoiding one, Garry was named the executive director of GLAAD, one of the largest gay rights organizations in the U.S. She is currently Principal of Joan Garry Consulting, a boutique consulting firm that helps nonprofits across a wide variety of sectors to untangle strategic knots enabling them to have a clearer path in pursuit of their missions. She is the founder of The Nonprofit Leadership Lab, a monthly online membership site for board and staff leaders of small nonprofits who can afford neither coaching nor consulting. Her blog at www.joangarry.com for board and staff leaders of nonprofits reaches 100,000 unique leaders monthly in 150 countries. Her podcast Nonprofits Are Messy is featured on iTunes and book Joan Garry's Guide To Nonprofit Leadership was published in early 2017. Amy Watts is an international personal and business coach, speaker, trainer and author. Her extensive businessbackground as an executive leader in start-ups, fortune 100 companies and as an entrepreneur have provided her the tools to transform even the most dynamic executives into world-class leaders. Her presentations are passionate and provide positive motivation that empowers and elevates the people