While I have served on our synagogue board for the last eight years, it was after the 2016 presidential election that I found myself looking to my faith community for guidance, explanation, and inspiration.
As May is Jewish-American Heritage Month, watch what Phyllis has to say about her Jewish-American special customs and traditions. We also interviewed Phyllis about her leadership experience. Find out how she describes her leadership, who she admires, and her advice for future leaders.
22. That’s the number of years I served on my Sisterhood board. When I started in 2000, I was six weeks pregnant. That baby has now graduated college, and his younger sister graduated high school. A lot happened in the years I served on my Sisterhood board, both in my life and the life of my Sisterhood. By the Fall of 2022, it was time to step back. It was time to get out of the way of other women so they could lead. Could you be holding back future leaders? Are you the one who is afraid that if you don’t step up, no one will take your place?