Categorized As:Regional Direction
Purpose-Driven Board Leadership: Reconceiving Foundation Governance
Join The Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) and BoardSource for a conversation about the implications for foundation board governance, which will build on some of the ideas outlined by CEP’s CEO, Phil Buchanan in his recent blog.
Anne Wallestad, President & CEO, BoardSource
Phil Buchanan, President & CEO, Center for Effective Philanthropy
Kofi Appenteng, Trustee, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
Jim Canales, President & Trustee, Barr Foundation
Thursday May 13th, 2 PM EST
Join Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity and the Scattergood Foundation for a discussion on how the Pennsylvania Pardon System could be the road out of poverty for the City of Philadelphia.
Larry Krasner, Philadelphia District Attorney
Jeff Brown, President & CEO of Brown’s Super Stores, Inc.
Evan Figueroa-Vargas, Employment Systems Program Analyst for the City of Philadelphia’s Department of Behavioral Health & Intellectual disAbility Services
Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III, Executive Director Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity
Rev. Michelle Simmons, Founder & CEO of Why Not Prosper
*Plus: Read the Economy League's own report on pardons in Pennsylvania.
Monday May 17th, 9 AM EST
Business education is a game-changer in the life of the entrepreneur. Having a good product or service helps, but having management tools propels growth and gives you the competitive edge. Learn from small business leaders and experienced entrepreneurs about how several local organizations have helped business owners grow their businesses.
Christina M. Reger, Esq.; President @ NAWBO Semi-Circle Program; Manager Partner @ Law Offices of Christina Reger
Kimberly Stout; Economic Development Specialist @ SBA; Director @ Emerging Leaders Initiative
Kittura Dior; Program Coordinator, Peer-Based Learning Experience @ Power Up Your Business
Maria Baseggio; President @ Sage Insights, LLC
Rebekah Ray; Administrative Librarian, Business Resource & Innovation Center @ Free Library of Philadelphia
Therese Flaherty; Moderator, formerly Director of Wharton Small Business Development Center
Wednesday May 19th, 10 AM EST