Why Caroline McKenna?
Have you experienced death by powerpoint? Well look no further.
I hate powerpoint – do you remember all those slides your teacher/speaker/trainer used to show- hundreds of them and remember how you felt when they were all full of words and the person at the front used to read those words to you, every single last one.
Did it make you feel engaged? Part of the story? Give you any lightbulb moments?
Me either. That’s why I vowed when it was my turn that it would be different, that you would feel part of the story, you would learn and have actionable next steps and you would have had some fun in the process.
I’m a pretty down-to earth woman with a passion for being around like-minded people and learning and that’s what unites every talk I deliver. Whatever reaction your looking for from your audience – I can make that connection.
I’ll take the time to understand you, your organisation and the purpose of your event.
It’s my duty and I take them pretty seriously to make sure your event is a success.
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Award winning charity and social enterprise educator Caroline McKenna believes the charitable sector is one we should all be proud of and look to support as much as possible.
Her mission is to ‘create charitable organisations that people trust to do the right thing’
Caroline is the Founder and driving force behind Social Good HQ one of the UK’s only nonprofit membership organisations offering courses, live training, community, perks and masterclasses all in the one place.
She is raising the bar within the charitable sector, specifically in how to lead organisations that build trust, how sharing and being transparent about the impact of the organisations work create loyal supporters. Her pioneering work has changed the long term sustainability of many organisations, all through the power of transparency.
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Caroline is an award winning Charity and Social Enterprise Leader and Educator. Her passion for the sector is as big as her wine glass!
Caroline has a clear mission: To create charitable organisations that people trust to do the right thing
Caroline is the founder of Social Good HQ, the place where forward thinking people come for support and guidance to start, build or grow their charity, social enterprise or social business. Caroline’s blend of commercial and non-profit experience gives her the practical skills to offer transformational advice and support.
Caroline is also the Chief Executive Officer at the Dundee International Women’s Centre and through her role as a Director of a number of charities, she truly practices what she preaches.
She’s walked in your shoes. She’s faced the challenges you’re experiencing. And she can help you make a difference to your organisation.
Outside of her professional life, Caroline is married to Colin and has two daughters that she’s very proud of. Perfect relaxation time is spent reading, or hanging out with family and friends while enjoying a large glass of wine!
Upcoming Speaking/Workshop Schedule
Edinburgh: Social Enterprise Marketplace
Building Trust Being transparent- COSLA Edinburgh
May 25- Dundee University
Dundee: Bridging the Gap: Social Justice
Dundee: TBC- Building Trust Being Transparent
- Transparency builds trust
- Content marketing and why it works for nonprofits
- Building a nonprofit you love
- Gender Equality and development for women
- Personal development