Trainings & Events

Who Helps the Helpers? Self-Care for Affiliate Leaders

  • Wed, December 26, 2018
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM (EST)
  • At your desk!


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This is our Webinar Wednesday - 2018 Holiday Edition, fantastic previously-broadcast webinars made available for you! 

Many of us came into the social sector fueled by a passion for change.  But the pressures of volunteering for a nonprofit chapter and other competing priorities-can sap energy quickly, causing burnout.  So how can you stave off burnout and invest your energy over the long haul?  Join us on January 19th as in-demand trainers Beth Kanter and Aliza Sherman of The Healthy, Happy Nonprofit share tips for preventing burnout on your quest to save the world.

Want to view the webinar but can't make it during the live presentation? Be sure and register to receive a link to view the recording for up to 14 days. (Most webinars are placed in STACKS - the DSAIA Member Resource Library - within 6 months.)


  • Identify common sources of burnout in nonprofit organizations
  • Learn stress reduction strategies for yourself and your team
  • Develop a plan address competing priorities without creating new stresses

INTENDED AUDIENCES:  This webinar is ideal for:
  • CEOs/Executives
  • Mid-career Professionals
  • HR Directors
  • Social entrepreneurs
  • Volunteers

About your speakers:

Beth Kanter

Title: Master Trainer, Author, and Blogger

Beth is internationally recognized thought leader in networks, social media, and data.  Beth has over 35 years working in the nonprofit sector in capacity building and has facilitated trainings for nonprofits on every continent in the world (except Antarctica).     She is an in-demand keynote speaker and workshop facilitator.

Named one of the most influential women in technology by Fast Company and one of the BusinessWeek’s “Voices of Innovation for Social Media,” Beth was Visiting Scholar at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation 2009-2013.  Her past and current clients include Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Gates Foundation, Brainerd Foundation, Knight Foundation, Knight Digital Media Center, Edutopia,  HHS, and others.   She is the author of the award winning Networked Nonprofit Books published by J.Wiley and published the The Happy Healthy Nonprofit:  Impact without Burnout.

Aliza Sherman

Aliza Sherman is a professional speaker, published author and web pioneer who first went online in 1987. In 1995, she started the first woman-owned Internet company, Cybergrrl, Inc., and the first global Internet networking organization for women, Webgrrls International. 

Newsweek named her one of the “Top People Who Matter Most on the Internet" that same year. In 2009, Fast Company called her one of the “Most Powerful Women in Technology.”

She is the author of 10 books including The Everything Blogging Book, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Crowdsourcing and Social Media Engagement for Dummies. Her 11th book is The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit, co-authored with Beth Kanter.

Aliza’s early work on the Internet helped pave the way for today’s web industry. She consults and trains executives and teams at companies and nonprofits on leveraging digital technologies to build more meaningful connections with customers and constituents.

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