Women Leading Philanthropy Symposium


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Registration is now open for the Women Leading Philanthropy Symposium being held on April 2-3, 2014 at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers. Organized by the Women’s Philanthropy Institute at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, symposium attendees will learn from leaders in philanthropy, social innovation, and enterprise who apply innovation, disrupt the status quo, create true impact, and effect social change in their communities and across the globe. Focusing more on the “why” rather than the “how-to”, the symposium is designed to be a time for reflection, learning, sharing of knowledge, and discussion of trends, developments and changes in philanthropy. Who should attend?

•            Philanthropists and donors

•            Leaders in philanthropy, business, and government

•            Family foundation, community foundation, private foundation CEOS, board members, and senior staff

•            Professional advisors who counsel philanthropists

•            Fundraising practitioners and consultants

•            Researchers

Most School of Philanthropy symposia use empirical research as the framework for the conversation. However, research about the impact of women in philanthropy is generally limited to reports about gender balance on nonprofit boards and the gender wage gap. Goals for this symposium are to encourage more research, deepen conversations, inspire development of appropriate measurement tools, and to expand awareness about women’s significant contributions to the philanthropic sector.

At Transform Consulting Group, we believe in the ripple effect. By supporting the women in leadership positions in our communities, we are helping to make our organizations stronger and the services that they provide more effective. This is the ripple effect that brings about transformational change in our communities. Contact Transform today to learn other ways you can invest in your staff by providing an informative, interactive and engaging training.