Created by: Joan Ogwumike, Principle Gifts, Prospect Research Analyst, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Founding Principal, Jstrategies
Apra-IL presents 50 Shades of Prospect Development; a series of illustrations that seek to provide a visual depiction of the complexities in all aspects of the Prospect Development field. Each colorful image will represent the emotional ups and downs, moments of pride, successful projects and relationships, conflicts with our co-workers/technology/work-life balance, and/or opportunities for growth we find in our careers.
In any field, your journey may feel like a never-ending trek up-hill as you grow, advocate, and demand equality and equity in your field. In Prospect Development, we face these issues and more (as illustrated above).
Above, we spotlight just a few of the obstacles PD professionals face in their journey to the top. What have you overcome to get where you are today? Share with us below!