Deirdre White, PYXERA Global CEO, and Amanda MacArthur, VP, Global Pro Bono, Author Book Chapter in Volunteer Engagement 2.0

Deirdre White, PYXERA Global CEO, and Amanda MacArthur, VP, Global Pro Bono, Author Book Chapter in Volunteer Engagement 2.0

How to Get the Right Pro Bono Expertise for the Job, Volunteer Engagement 2.0
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Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 4:00pm

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WASHINGTON, May 26, 2015 /3BL Media/ - PYXERA Global executives share insights on how nonprofits can find the right pro bono expertise to create a meaningful impact within their organizations. Deirdre White, PYXERA Global CEO, and Amanda MacArthur, Vice President Global Pro Bono and Engagement, authored a chapter in “Volunteer Engagement 2.0: Ideas and Insights Changing the World”, organized and edited by VolunteerMatch, available for purchase Tuesday, May 26.

The chapter, “How to Get the Right Pro Bono Expertise for the Job” focuses on how to create a skills-based volunteer project that is meaningful for the local organization and for the professional volunteering their expertise. “Pro bono is different from traditional volunteering. It requires a different level of resource allocation,” notes Mac Arthur. “If a nonprofit understands the implications of this, they will be better positioned to make the most of pro bono expertise.”

VolunteerMatch, the web's most popular volunteer engagement network, brought together the knowledge of 35 experts in volunteer engagement to share the innovative approaches to volunteerism that are changing organizations around the world. The book uses real life examples and shows how to bring changes to any organization in nonprofit, government, or private business.

Other featured contributors include, but are not limited to:

  • Meg Garlinghouse, Director, and Alison Dorsey, Manager, LinkedIn for Good
  • Ari Finger, Chief Operating Officer,
  • Mark Surman, Executive Director, Mozilla Foundation
  • Beth Kanter, Author and Master Trainer
  • Joe Waters, Author, Founder of
  • Alethea Hannemann, VP of Product and National Programs, The Taproot Foundation
  • Wendy Spencer, CEO of Corporation for National and Community Service

About Deirdre White
Ms. White is a globally recognized leader in building tri-sector partnerships to address the world’s most pressing challenges. As CEO of PYXERA Global, she has led the transformation of the organization to one that maximizes impact through strong and strategic partnerships.  

About Amanda MacArthur
As Vice President of Global Pro Bono and Engagement at PYXERA Global, Ms. MacArthur leads the organization’s Global Pro Bono Practice Area, which works with multinational companies to design, facilitate and measure the impact of pro bono programs focused on skills-based volunteerism in emerging markets, leadership development, and creating sustainable social and economic impact.  


About PYXERA Global
2015 marks PYXERA Global’s 25th anniversary.  Join us in a year-round celebration of 25 years of impact. Click here to join our community and learn how you can get involved. PYXERA Global leverages the unique strengths of corporations, governments, social sector organizations, educational institutions, and individuals to enhance the abilities of people and communities to solve complex problems and attain mutually beneficial goals.  The PYXERA Global team is passionate and dedicated to navigating challenges and pinpointing purposeful global engagement opportunities for its clients and partners. Initiatives include a wide range of services from local content development to global pro bono programs and integrated community development efforts that transform lives and livelihoods.