Speakers - 2011

2011 Conference Plenary Sessions & Keynote Speeches

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Keynote speakers and panels of experts spoke about a philanthropic growth marketplace that is connecting funders to quality growth opportunities that will spread our most promising social solutions.

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Steven Goldsmith

Deputy Mayor of
New York City

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Kerry Sullivan

President 
Bank of America Charitable Foundation

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Joel L. Fleishman

Professor of Law and Public Policy at the Sanford School of Public Policy

Duke University

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Monica Winsor

Vice Chair, Women Moving Millions

Gara LaMarche

President and CEO
The Atlantic Philanthropies

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Paul Brest

President
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

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Mark Abbott
C.S. Mott Foundation
 
Kwasi Asare
Department of Education
 
Michael Baker
United Way of Greater Cincinnati
 
Jon Baron
Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy
 
Richard Barth
KIPP
 
Doug Bauer
The Clark Foundation
 
Suzanne Biegel
Investors’ Circle
 
Geoffrey T. Boisi
Roundtable Investment Partners
 
John Branam
Grantmakers for Education
 
Ronna
Brown

Philanthropy New York 

 
Paul Carttar
Corporation for National and Community Service
 
Gerald Chertavian
Year Up
 
Carol Thompson
Cole

Venture Philanthropy Partners

 
Mimi Corcoran

Open Society Foundations

 
Leslie Crutchfield
Author
 
J. Gregory
Dees

Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship, Duke University

 
Cheryl Dorsey

Echoing Green

 
Martin Eakes
Self-Help
 
Jim East
George Kaiser Family Foundation
 
Jeff Edmondson
Strive
 
Nicole Farmer Hurd
National College Advising Corps
 
Kelly Fitzsimmons
The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation
 
Jason Franklin
Bolder Giving
 
 
 
Kristin Giantris
Nonprofit Finance Fund
 
Gary Glickman
White House Office of Management and Budget
 
Margaret Hall
GreenLight Fund
 
Charles Harris
SeaChange Capital Partners
 
Ben Hecht
Living Cities
 
David Hunter
Hunter Consulting, LLC
 
Lin
Ishihara

W. Clement & Jessie V. Stone Foundation

 
Lisa Jackson
New Profit, Inc.
 
Carla Javits
REDF
 
Simon
Jawitz

Growth Philanthropy Network

 
Kippy Joseph
The Rockefeller Foundation
 
Wendy Kopp
Teach for America
 
S. Robert Levine, MD
Growth Philanthropy Network
 
Tom Luce
National Math and Science Initiative
 
Glen Macdonald
Wealth & Giving Forum
 
John Martinez
MDRC
 
Elizabeth Mason
Single Stop USA
 
Jeff
Mason

Social Solutions

 
Nancy Murphy
Grantmakers for Effective Organizations
 
Mike O'Brien
iMentor
 
George Overholser
New Profit, Inc.
 
Tracy Palandjian
Social Finance, Inc.
 
Leslie Pine
The Philanthropic Initiative
 
Alexander Rossides

Growth Philanthropy Network

 
Laura Samberg
Samberg Family Foundation
 
Melanie Schnoll-Begun

Morgan Stanley Smith Barney Philanthropic Services

J.B. Schramm
College Summit
 
Miriam Shark
The Annie E. Casey Foundation
 
Edward Skloot
Center for Strategic Philanthropy & Civil Society, Duke University
 
Ellen Sloan
Bank of America
 
Karl Stauber
Danville Regional Foundation
 
Dorothy Stoneman
YouthBuild USA, Inc.
 
Cynthia Strauss
Fidelity Charitable Gift Fun
 
Amy Stringer Hessell
Missouri Health Foundation
 
Gary Syman
SeaChange Capital Partners
 
Damian Thorman
John S and James L. Knight Foundation
National Fund for Workforce Solutions
 
Joel Vargas
Jobs for the Future
 
Jill Vialet
Playworks
 
Sarah E. Walzer, J.D.
The Parent-Child Home Program, Inc.
 
John Weiser
BWB Solutions
 
Diana Wells
Ashoka
 
Veronica White
Office of the Deputy Mayor, New York
 
Andrew Wolk
Root Cause Institute
 
Kim Wright-Violich
Schwab Charitable