I have more than fifteen years of experience designing and facilitating workshops and speaking at conferences and events. I work with clients and social sector partners to do customized workshops. Contact me if you’d like me to speak at your event. Below are some recent public-facing highlights and upcoming events.

Recent public-facing highlights:

  • [UPCOMING] Association of Fundraising Professionals, Las Vegas, May 2021
  • PEAK Grantmaking’s virtual conference, March 2022
  • 66th Session on the Commission on the Status of Women’s, March 2022
  • CHANGE Philanthropy’s Unity Summit, October 2021 [Watch the panel!]
  • PEAK Grantmaking’s virtual conference, May 2021 [Watch the panel!]
  • Greater Giving Summit virtual conference, April 2021
  • Frederick Nonprofit Summit virtual conference, April 2021 [Watch the afternoon panel!]
  • NTC virtual conference, March 2021
  • PEAK Grantmaking’s first virtual conference, May 2020
  • Collective Impact Forum’s first virtual conference, May 2020
  • Fundraising in a Covid-19 era, Candid, April 2020 [Access the recording!]
  • Booth School Net Impact Conference, February 2020
  • TAG annual conference, Miami, FL, November 2019 [Hear my talk!]
  • Upswell, Chicago, IL, November 2019
  • Grant Professionals Association conference, Washington, DC, November 2019
  • National Center for Family Philanthropy conference, Chicago, IL, October 2019
  • Maryland Philanthropy Network training, Baltimore, MD
  • Big Duck “Brandraising” Webinar, June 2019
  • Center for Effective Philanthropy Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN, May 2019
  • PEAK Grantmaking Annual Conference, Denver, CO, March 2019
  • Iowa Council of Foundations Webinar, March 2019
  • Funders Concerned About AIDS conference, Washington, DC, November 2018
  • LEAD IT conference at Tufts University, Medford, MA, November 2018
  • Human Rights Funders Network conference, Mexico City, October 2018
  • Communications Network Annual Conference, October 2018
  • Chinese American Convention, September 2018
  • Innovations in International Philanthropy Symposium, Boston, September 2018
  • Community Philanthropy events, Washington, DC and New York, April 2018
  • EDGE Funders Conference, New Orleans, April 2018
  • PEAK Grantmaking Conference, Orlando, March 2018
  • Participatory Governance in Culture Conference, Croatia, November 2017
  • Private Foundations Canada Conference, Toronto, October 2017
  • European Foundation Centre Conference, Poland, May 2017

Many of my workshops involve getting people up and moving! This photo was taken during a workshop that used improv comedy to explore power dynamics.

Additional associations/organizations that have featured me as a speaker at an event include: Alliance for Nonprofit Management, BinderCon, charity:water, Community Food Funders, Community Foundations Canada, Council of Michigan Foundations, Council of New Jersey Grantmakers, Exponent Philanthropy, Foundant Technologies, General Assembly, GIFE, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO), Hopa Mountain STC Funders Group, New York Funders Alliance, Jewish Teen Funders Network, National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA), Northern California Grantmakers, Philanthropy Ohio, Philanthropy New York, Rutgers University, San Diego Grantmakers, Southeastern Council of Foundations, Southern California Grantmakers, YouthBank International, and Youth Philanthropy Connect

I also taught classes at the Brooklyn Brainery and sometimes officiate weddings!

Select organizations and funder affinity groups I have worked closely with on workshops or special projects include:

  • Andrea and Charles Bronfman Philanthropies
  • Climate Justice Resilience Fund
  • Ford Foundation
  • Freida C. Fox Family Foundation
  • FRIDA The Young Feminist Fund
  • Geneva Centre for Security Policy
  • Graham Boeckh Foundation
  • Helmsley Charitable Trust
  • Human Rights Funders Network
  • International Funders for Indigenous Peoples
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Open Road Alliance
  • Open Society Foundations
  • Packard Foundation
  • Peace and Security Funders Group
  • Porticus
  • Red Umbrella Fund
  • …and many more.