About the Symposium
September 10-11, 2020
Building on the success of the first Innovations in International Philanthropy Symposium held Sept 2018, New England International Donors (NEID) and The Philanthropic Initiative’s Center for Global Philanthropy are pleased to announce that the second Innovations in International Philanthropy Symposium will be held on September 10th - 11th, 2020. We anticipate bringing together internationally-oriented philanthropists, including individuals, families, foundations, investors, and corporate funders, to propel forward the capacity and impact of globally minded work. The Second Symposium will provide funders a place to network, learn about relevant trends in international philanthropy, discover opportunities for collaboration, and gain practical, hands-on skills to increase the impact of their international giving.
Bringing together internationally oriented philanthropists, investors, funders, and companies to connect, inspire, and learn from each other.
2018 Speakers & Workshop Leaders
Phumzile Mlambo-NgcukaUnited Nations Under-Secretary-General; Executive Director of UN Women; former Deputy President of South Africa
Crystal BarnesExecutive Director, Nielsen Foundation
Senior Vice President, Global Responsibility & Sustainability, Neilsen
Joseph McGrailChief Operating Officer, State Street Foundation, Inc.; Managing Director, State Street Corporation
Lauren RyanEmployee Community Engagement and Strategic Programs, Global Human Resources and Corporate Citizenship, State Street
Diana SamarasanFounding Executive Director, Disability Rights Fund & Disability Rights Advocacy Fund.
2018 Advisory Committee
Benjamin Bellegy, Executive Director, Worldwide Initiatives Grantmaker Support
David Biemesderfer, President and CEO, United Philanthropy Forum
Paul Grogan, President and CEO, The Boston Foundation
Hilary Pearson, President, Philanthropic Foundations Canada
Jeff Poulos, CEO, Associated Grant Makers
Vikki Spruill, President and CEO, New England Aquarium
Jane Wales, CEO, Global Philanthropy Forum and World Affairs