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Janice Goldwater

Paths for Families

Janice Goldwater, LCSW-C is a seasoned expert in the nonprofit sector, with over 35 years of experience in leadership, advocacy, and organizational development. As the founder and former CEO of Paths for Families, a successful nonprofit focused on child and family well-being, Janice has a deep and complex understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities nonprofit organizations confront. 

With a background in social work and a passion for creating positive change, Janice is dedicated to helping nonprofits thrive and achieve their missions. She brings a wealth of knowledge in areas such as trauma-informed care, employee well-being, and organizational success, and is committed to helping organizations strengthen their systems and achieve lasting impact.

As a consultant, Janice offers a unique combination of lived experience, academic study, and practical wisdom to support nonprofits in navigating complex challenges. Her compassionate and empowering approach helps organizations navigate challenges, elevate their work, and make a meaningful difference in the communities they serve.

Janice Goldwater is a trusted partner for nonprofits looking to strengthen their impact, build sustainable practices, and create a more just and equitable society. 

Janice Goldwater participated in the 2024 Nonprofit Summit as a breakout session presenter. Her breakout room topic was: Navigating Leadership Transition: Succession Planning & Change Management Insights with Lisa Dominguez and Cheryl Richter.