2021

Agenda

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Day One | Wednesday, September 8, 2021 

12:00-1:00 pm   Welcome and Framing for Day One

  • Maggi Alexander, The Philanthropic Initiative

  • Ina Breuer, New England International Donors

                          Opening Keynote Speaker - The Role of Philanthropy in Addressing the World's Big Challenges

  • Malala Yousafzai, 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Winner

1:00-1:10 pm      Social Break and Networking 

1:10-2:30 pm       Concurrent Workshop Sessions

                  

 Racial Equity and Social Justice Track 

  Understanding Decolonization and Race in Global Philanthropy

  • Dana François, W.K. Kellogg Foundation

                      Impact Investment Track

 From Philanthropy to Deploying the Full Spectrum of Financial Tools for Social Good

  • Ellen Remmer, The Philanthropic Initiative

                      Achieving Impact Track

 Scale and Sustainable Systems Approache​s

  • Cecilia Conrad, Lever for Change, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

                      Partnerships Track

 Strengthening Funder Partnerships and Collaborations

  • Tim Hanstad, The Chandler Foundation

2:30-2:40 pm      Wellness Break

2:40-3:40 pm       Thematic Cluster Discussions

  • Advocacy – Nageeb Sumar, Fidelity Charitable

  • Agroecology – Daniel Moss, The Agroecology Fund

  • Climate Change – Lisa Spalding, The Philanthropic Initiative

  • Disaster Relief – Michael Delaney, Crescendo International

  • Education – Alix Cantave, W.K. Kellogg Foundation

  • Global Health – To be announced

  • Indigenous Peoples – Lourdes Inga, International Funders for Indigenous Peoples

  • Peacebuilding – Melanie Greenberg, Humanity United

  • Poverty/Livelihoods – Doris King, Co-Impact

  • Refugees – Negar Tayyar, The Global Whole Being Fund

  • Strengthening Democracy – Douglas Rutzen, International Center for Not for Profit Law

  • Women and Girls – Elaine Martyn, Fidelity Charitable

3:40-3:45 pm      Wrap Up and Closing of Day One

Day Two | Thursday, September 9, 2021 

12:00-1:00 pm   Welcome and Framing for Day Two

  • Maggi Alexander, The Philanthropic Initiative

  • Ina Breuer, New England International Donors

                          Day Two Keynote Speaker - The Role of Philanthropy in Realigning Power Dynamics

  • Theo Sowa, The Equality Fund

 1:00-1:10 pm      Social Break and Networking 

1:10-2:30 pm       Concurrent Workshop Sessions

                  

 Racial Equity and Social Justice Track                         

                        Moving from Why to How - Learning to get Proximal, Build Trust, and Develop

                        Sustainable Relationships

  • Katie​ Bunten-Wamaru, African Visionary Fund

  • Atti Worku, African Visionary Fund

                      Impact Investment Track

 Impact Investing and Investing in the SDG's

  • Jessica Houssian, Equality Fund

  • Giselle Leung, The Global Impact Investing Network

  • Ellen Remmer, The Philanthropic Initiative

                      Achieving Impact Track

 Giving with Impact: How to Become an Impactful International Donor with less than $10,000 a year

  • Sylvia Brown, Smart Donors

                      Partnerships Track

 Strengthening Global Health Systems

  • Lisha McCormick, Last Mile Health

  • Deval Sanghavi, DASRA

2:30-2:40 pm      Wellness Break

2:40-3:40 pm       Geographic Cluster Discussions

  • West Africa – Mosun Layode, African Philanthropy Forum

  • East Africa – Cher-Wen DeWitt, Segal Family Foundation

  • Southern Africa – Bhekinkosi Moyo, CAPSI

  • Central America – Gracia Goya, Hispanics in Philanthropy

  • Haiti and Caribbean – Pierre Noel, Haiti Development Institute

  • Latin America – Nick Deychakiwsky, Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

  • South Asia – Deval Sanghavi, DASRA

  • Southeast Asia – Birger Stamperdahl, Give2Asia

3:40-3:45 pm      Wrap Up and Closing of Day Two

 

 

 

Day Three | Friday, September 10, 2021 

12:00-1:00 pm   Welcome and Framing for Day Three

  • Maggi Alexander, The Philanthropic Initiative

  • Ina Breuer, New England International Donors

                          Day Three Keynote Speaker - The Role of Philanthropy in Changing our Relationship to Nature

  • Kumi Naidoo, Amnesty International and Greenpeace

1:00-1:10 pm       Social Break and Networking  

1:10-2:30 pm      Concurrent Workshop Sessions

                  

 Racial Equity and Social Justice Track 

 Evaluating Impact

  • Sebastian Frias, W.K Kellogg Foundation

  • Leslie Pine, The Philanthropic Initiative

  • Joe Lee, The Philanthropic Initiative

                      Impact Investment Track

 Applying a Racial Equity Lens to Global Impact Investing Efforts

  • Ellen Remmer, The Philanthropic Initiative

  • Rachel J. Robasciotti, Adasina Social Capital

                      Achieving Impact Track

                               How to Identify and Support Innovation, Social Entrepreneurs, and Local Leadership

  • Stephanie Dodson Cornell, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation

  • Wawira Njiru, Food for Education

  • Mariana Costa, Laboratoria

  • Larry GilsonFocusing Philanthropy

                      Partnerships Track

 Creating Partnerships Around Refugee Response

  • Muhsin Hassan, Lever for Change, John D. and Catherine T MacArthur Foundation

  • Kristen Molyneaux, Lever for Change, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

  • Anita Anastacio, The LEGO Foundation

2:30-2:40 pm      Wellness Break

2:40-3:40 pm      Closing Roundtable - Philanthropy in Action 

  • Moderator: Jane Wales, Aspen Institute, Global Philanthropy Forum

  • Speakers to be announced

 

3:40-3:55 pm       Networking Around Action

3:55-4:00 pm      Wrap Up and Closing of Conference

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