Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
The Summit will take place at:
The University Settlement at the Houston Street Center located on the Lower East Side of Manhattan.
The full address is:
University Settlement at the Houston Street Center
New York, NY 10002
We will be using Classrooms 2-3 for the Summit. When you enter the lobby, go down to the elevator and then go to the 2nd floor. Classrooms 2-3 are down the hallway.
For directions to the University Settlement at the Houston Street Center, please visit their website at:
Transportation Options: Parking is limited near the facility and we highly recommend you take public transportation especially if traveling into Manhattan from New Jersey or one of the other Boroughs. If you plan to drive, please allow yourself extra time to find parking.
If you do not see your train listed, please go to www.mta.info
Alternate Transportation Options:
Yellow Cab 845-877-7222
1800 Taxi Cab 1-800-829-4222
Masha has been involved with nonprofit management for 12 years and with corporate sponsorships for five years. In her current position, she is responsible for managing and scaling the Smile Train Corporate Partnership and Sponsorship program, which includes corporate giving, cause marketing, employee engagement, product donation and more. Previously, she served as Senior Director for Corporate Social Engagement at Changing Our World, a philanthropic advisory firm, where she was responsible for advising leading corporations on their Corporate Social Responsibility strategy and helping to leverage their corporate assets to drive social impact, improve corporate reputation, and increase consumer and employee engagement. She also developed partnerships for nonprofit and corporate clients that connected charities, communities, employees, and consumers to address social concerns and meet business goals. Before that, she was a Program Officer at the Open Society Foundation where she was responsible for grant making in Central Asia. Masha earned a Bachelor's of Arts in History and a Bachelor's of Science in Anthropology from State University of New York, Purchase College and a Master’s Degree in International Relations from University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.
Edward has been active in seeking and managing corporate sponsorships for eleven years. In his current position, Ed is responsible for securing corporate support for Juilliard performances, scholarships, benefits, and special events. Ed has endeavored to deepen corporate support at Juilliard by developing new possibilities for corporate engagement with the School. Previously he served as the Director of Foundations and Corporations at DOROT, a social service nonprofit organization located on the Upper West Side, where he secured corporate support for agency programs and conferences. Ed graduated with Honors from Wesleyan University with a B.A. in Letters (Philosophy, History, and Literature). He serves on the board of a nonprofit new music organization and volunteers regularly at a homeless shelter.
Stacy has been involved with seeking and stewarding corporate sponsors for over 20 years. In her current position, she is responsible for identifying new corporate partnerships and sponsorships. She began her career in corporate sponsorships as the Senior Corporate and Grants Representative for Feeding America in Chicago. Her responsibilities included managing national corporate and foundation accounts and working with network food banks to steward corporate partnerships. After that, she worked as Senior Vice President of Business Development and PR for SeniorNet, where she developed innovative, multi-pronged corporate partnerships. At Sapient and The Guggenheim Museum, she developed, pitched and activated innovative initiatives for global corporate partners to drive top-line growth. At Pacific Northwest Ballet, she led corporate development for the organization and worked with the board to grow revenue. Most recently she was the Vice President of Corporate Partnerships and Resource Development with Dress for Success Worldwide, overseeing all revenue for the global organization with affiliates in more than twenty-one countries. Stacy earned a BA in English from from Drake University and has sat on advisory and board positions with several nonprofits and start-ups.
Esther has been involved in securing corporate sponsorships for over 20 years. In her current position, she consults with corporate and nonprofit clients on a wide range of strategies to expand and maximize existing corporate sponsorship programs or build one from the ground up. Previously, she served as the Director of Marketing and Development for the Samuel Field Y, where she inaugurated the Corporate Business Council, an innovative corporate sponsorship program, which has been widely replicated. Esther has an MBA from the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College and a post-master’s degree from Hunter College. She has sat on the boards of national nonprofits as well as on the boards of several schools and other local charitable organizations.
Emily has been involved with corporate sponsorships for seven years and nonprofit fundraising for ten years. In her current position, she is responsible for seeking and securing corporate partners by leveraging Board member connections, engaging current and prospective corporate volunteers, securing sponsors for special events, and community networking. Previously, as the Grants Manager at Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City, Emily was responsible for growing corporate partnerships through special events and networking and by benchmarking organizations of a similar size and mission. Emily is a graduate of the Columbia University Developing Leaders Program for Nonprofit Professionals and holds a Master's of Public Administration and a Master's of International Studies degrees from the North Carolina State University, where she also earned her Certificate in Nonprofit Management. She graduated cum laude from Hollins University with a B.A. in International Studies and Communications Studies, and earned a Certificate in Leadership Studies from the Batten Leadership Institute. Emily serves on the Board of Managers for the Vanderbilt YMCA, and is an active member of her college alumni network.
Ginger has been involved with corporate sponsorships for seven years. In her current position, she is responsible for engaging and growing membership among companies and foundations dedicated to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Previously, she served as Manager of STEM Development at PBS SciGirls, where she was responsible for securing corporate funding and sponsorships for the national PBS multi-media initiative changing how millions of girls think about STEM. Before that, she was Manager of Member Services at the Minnesota High Tech Association where she was responsible for securing and renewing membership from over 500 Minnesota technology based companies. Ginger earned a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management and Marketing from St. Catherine University. She is a member of the National Center for Women in Technology (NCWIT) and she serves as a proud board member for the Center for International Exchange Japan-America Grassroots Summit.
Kelly has been involved with corporate social responsibility for 14 years. In her current position, she oversees sustainability and community investment for the U.S. Kelly joined HSBC after seven years at Toyota Motor North America, where she managed corporate social responsibility programs and cause marketing campaigns on behalf of Toyota. During her tenure there she also created Toyota’s first-ever social media giving campaign, called “100 Cars for Good”. Prior to that, she worked for four years at Goldman Sachs, helping to manage their global volunteer program and internal marketing campaigns. Kelly currently sits on the corporate advisory board of Do Something and has served on the executive board of Corporate Volunteers of New York. She is an active volunteer with Citymeals-on-Wheels, various animal welfare organizations, and was a recipient of the President’s Volunteer Service Award in 2011.
Caila has been involved with corporate sponsorships for nearly a decade. In her current position, she is responsible for corporate partnerships at the Jewish Museum, encompassing corporate membership, sponsorship and stewardship. Previously, she served as the Assistant to renowned international philanthropist Anne H. Bass while also working in Corporate Partnerships at Lincoln Center. While at Lincoln Center she aided in soliciting and stewarding funds for a portfolio of 40 companies. Prior to this, Caila managed hospitality-related sponsorships for the largest performing arts festival in the Americas – Spoleto Festival USA. In addition to her experience as an administrator, Caila was a professional commercial dancer and gained experience in corporate sponsorship as the talent for large-scale marketing partnership activations, such as the Nokia Lumia 900 Launch in Times Square. Caila earned a Bachelor's of Science in Applied Psychology from New York University and also studied at Stanford University. She is a member of Professional Organization for Women in the Arts. She serves as a volunteer for HIAS (Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society) writing letters and teaching English to asylum seekers.
Our unique one-on-one mentoring sessions offer you the opportunity to sit down with an experienced fundraising professional for 30 minutes to discuss any questions
that are specific to your organization. Mentoring sessions cover the same topics as the seminars, and we will assign you a mentor based on his/her availability at your requested times.
Mentoring sessions are available for the cost of $60.00 per session. If you register for a full Summit pass, 2 mentoring sessions are included in the pass.
Mentors for this session will be announced shortly.
Agenda for this session will be announced shortly.
Exhibitors for this session will be announced shortly.
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