1. Join Our Growing Community

Our community of current, former, and aspiring young board members is growing every day. Join our Facebook and LinkedIn groups to learn, laugh, or commiserate with other young people shaping the boards that decide our futures.


2. Volunteer Your Knowledge, Skills, and Networks

It’s up to us to hold our institutions accountable by empowering a new generation of board members. Join one of The Boarding School’s working groups to help us get started.


Curate timely, board-focused educational webinars and written materials for young people.


Scale our Harvard Forward, Yale Forward, & Penn State Forward model to new organizations.


Build relationships with organizations interested in adding young people to their boards.


Expand and engage our growing community of current, former, and aspiring young board members.


Facilitate relationship-building between our young board mentors and mentees.


All things messaging – grow our social media, newsletter, blog, website, podcast.


Help us raise $350K from mission-aligned donors and charitable foundations.


Expand and maintain The Boarding School’s website to better engage our members.

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3. Become a Mentor or Mentee

We pair seasoned board members – old or young – eager to volunteer their time and advice with young people interested in joining, learning more about, or becoming more effective on boards.

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4. Refer a Friend

Know another current, former, or aspiring young board member? Recommend them to The Boarding School’s resources, network, and campaigns.

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5. Donate

Your tax-deductible donation will support even more campaigns to elect young board members, increase our staff capacity, and expand our education, mentorship, and community-building programs for current, former, and aspiring young board members.

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6. Stay Updated With The Boarding School

Thank you for your interest in The Boarding School! Stay up-to-date on the latest news of our campaigns, educational events and publications, and network of young board members through our monthly newsletter and social media.

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