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WINGS WorldQuest


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WINGS WorldQuest is seeking to add dynamic, conscientious women and men to its Board of Directors who are committed to achieving equality for women in science and exploration. Our board members are curious about the nature of our world, advocates for environmental conservation, and open-minded team players.

WINGS promotes women in the field sciences and exploration and showcases their accomplishments to advance their impact and inspire the next generation. WINGS recognizes and supports extraordinary women in science and exploration so the world can benefit from all of the greatest minds in pursuit of conservation and understanding our natural world.

WINGS communicates the importance of their work through events, webinars, reports, the WINGS website and social media, and provides funding and recognition through the Women of Discovery Awards and Flag Carrier programs. Women of Discovery Awardees all become part of WINGS international community of Fellows, and benefit from a virtual web of ongoing support, collaboration and resources from WINGS and each other. Flag Carriers are women leading original field research expeditions that focus on investigating questions about the nature of our world and advancing conservation efforts on land, air and water through science and advocacy.

The WINGS WorldQuest Board promises to maintain and grow the viability of the organization. It …
  • Sets and oversees strategic plan.
  • Regularly oversees the finances of the organization.
  • Creates a development/fundraising strategy.
  • Carries out the development/fundraising plan.
  • Hires the Executive Director, partners to help them achieve their goals, and evaluates their performance annually.
A WINGS Board Member…
  • Attends board meetings and important related meetings as often as possible. In-person attendance is encouraged. Conference call participation is acceptable when in-person is not possible.
  • Attends events such as Fellow and Flag Carrier presentations.
  • Makes a serious commitment to participate actively in at least one committee. Our committees include Finance, Governance, Programs and Awards, Fundraising, and PR/Branding.
  • Volunteers for and willingly accepts assignments.
  • Stays informed about board and committee matters.
  • Builds collegial working relationships with board and committee members that contribute to consensus.
  • Is an active participant in annual evaluation and planning efforts.
  • Represents WINGS WorldQuest to the public with a professional and supportive style.
  • Participates in fundraising for the organization, including the annual appeal, annual gala and other fundraising efforts.
  • Contributes to the annual fund and annual gala.

Board terms are 3-years and renewable for members in good standing.

WINGS WorldQuest is seeking to add dynamic, conscientious women and men to its Board of Directors who are committed to achieving equality for women in science and exploration. Our board members are curious about the nature of our world…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Training Provided

How to Apply

Please submit expression of interest and resume.

Please submit expression of interest and resume.

Location

New York, NY

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