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Miami Emerging Arts Leaders - Navigating Career Challenges with Ramona Baker

The mistakes made and lessons learned by arts professionals are often what shapes many career paths. Join us and hear from national nonprofit leader Ramona Baker, Director, Master of Arts in Arts Administration at Goucher College and Principal, Ramona Baker Consulting, as she explores how overcoming challenges and learning from the obstacles are important keys to success.

Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at 10:00 AM

Virtual Event Via Zoom

To register, please click here. This session is open to all arts professionals in and out of Miami-Dade County.

(Free event; Registration closes Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at 5 PM)

About Ramona Baker

Building on more than 25 years of experience as the CEO of nonprofits, Ramona Baker helps organizations and individuals navigate change and strengthen their resilience in rapidly changing environments.  As an expert in nonprofit leadership, she works to ensure that nonprofits are successful and sustainable in the moment and for the future.  She stresses collaboration, diversity, inclusion, and trust in her work with nonprofits, foundations, cities, states, individuals, and corporations. 

Ramona is a frequent speaker and facilitator and has lectured in communities throughout the U.S. as well as in China, Russia, Australia, Northern Ireland, and Canada.  She is also the author of several articles and monographs that address a range of topics including nonprofit leadership and equitable public funding for the arts.  She has raised both public and private money for programs, capital construction, operations, grants and funding. She has developed and produced marketing research, cultural tourism initiatives, grants and funding programs, arts education programs, and public art programs.

Ramona has been involved in public policy at all levels of government. She has worked with the U.S. Conference of Mayors and has testified in support of the arts before the U.S. House Appropriations Committee as well as various local, state, and regional government agencies.

In addition to her consulting practice, Ramona is the Director of the Master of Arts in Arts Administration program at Goucher College.  In this role, she advises students, oversees graduate research, directs curriculum design, course development, teaches, and supervises faculty.

Hosted by the Miami Emerging Arts Leaders, a program of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, with support from the Arts and Business Council of Miami and the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau.

The Miami Emerging Arts Leaders is an initiative of the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs to identify and cultivate the next generation of diverse arts leaders in our community. Modeled after a successful emerging leader program by Americans for the Arts, the nation's leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts in America, the Miami Emerging Arts Leaders provides networking and resource sharing opportunities to encourage diverse, young/new arts administrators to explore professional development issues and opportunities. Find out about upcoming events by subscribing to the email newsletter: