Through The Noise
October 6, 2016
Elizabeth Scott of Brighter Strategies on Building Capacity and Strengthening Culture
Through the Noise #216
Elizabeth Scott, PhD // CEO // Brighter Strategies
Elizabeth Scott helps make nonprofits more effective by building their internal capacity. With a PhD in Human and Organizational Systems, Dr. Scott has “written the book” on harnessing the emotional intelligence of staff members so organizations can do more of what they do best. She is the Founder and CEO of Brighter Strategies, a non–profit consulting firm that works with non-profits as a “thought partner” to help build capacity and make the most of their greatest asset — their human capital. Brighter Strategies hosts a quarterly conference, the Nonprofit Capacity Conference at which 150-200 organizations come together to share best practices and to build capacity within the organization so they can have a greater impact.
Dr. Elizabeth Scott is a scholar-practitioner who has focused her career on providing thought leadership and high value organizational development consulting in support of a stronger social sector. In addition to her work at Brighter Strategies, she is also on the faculty at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, where she teaches in the Business Psychology department. Brighter Strategies helps nonprofits and associations build internal capacity so they can better meet their missions.