Friday, April 12, 2013

Two Day Conference to Explore Diverse Philanthropy and Leadership

Conference held in partnership with the Association of African American Development Officers

On June 6-7, 2013, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) will host the Conference on Diverse Philanthropy and Leadership on the campus of Georgia Tech in Atlanta.

The conference will concentrate on the emerging philanthropic markets (i.e., ethnicity, GLBT, young alumni) in advancement, while exploring minority buying power, philanthropic behaviors, diverse engagement and donor expectations.  In addition, the program will feature a track on management, leadership and mentoring of advancement professionals of diverse backgrounds.

Benefits of attending:
  • Understand the impact of diverse philanthropy;
  • Enhance your leadership skills;
  • Gain direct skills for managing relationships at all levels; and
  • Engage in candid conversations about navigating the most - and least - diverse work environments
The opening keynote, Exploring Diverse Philanthropy:  The New Direction for Philanthropic Fundraising, will be given by Helen Smith Price (pictured), Executive Director of the Coca Cola Foundation.  Among the conference presenters are Lesley Grady, Chairperson, Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta; David Jobin, Executive Director, Gay Men's Chorus of Washington, DC; Toni Mosley, Director of PR, Morehouse College; Towalame Austin, President, Mourning Family Foundation; Henry Taylor, Vice President for Advancement & University Relations, Clark Atlanta University; and Diana Campoamor, President, Hispanics in Philanthropy.

Conference co-chairs are Birgit Smith Burton, Senior Director of Foundation Relations, Georgia Institute of Technology; Mark Forrest, Associate Director, Clubs and Groups, The George Washington University; and Angelique Grant Hutchinson, Assistant Vice President of Development, Florida International University.

For more information and to register, visit  Save when you register by April 26!

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