for additional information and to register.
April 2-3, 2014
The two-day symposium includes panel discussions, personal interviews and short talks. Participants also will have ample opportunity for networking and engaging conversations that fuel action and collaboration.
Registration is now open. The cost is $595 for registration by March 5, or $725 after March 5.
Register online at: www.philanthropy.iupui.edu/symposium2014.
Women’s leadership in philanthropy today is more visible and widespread than ever before, building on a long history of women as philanthropic leaders and activists for social and philanthropic causes.
Understanding the roles and the impact of women in philanthropy and elevating conversation about their leadership is the focus of the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy's 2014 national symposium, titled #WomenLeading Philanthropy. The event will be held April 2-3, 2014, at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers, 301 East North Water St., Chicago.
Led by the Women's Philanthropy Institute (WPI) of the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, the event will bring together philanthropists, activists and scholars to facilitate a multi-faceted conversation about women, leadership, philanthropy and impact. Participants will learn from and exchange ideas with the leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs in the field of philanthropy who effect social change in their communities and across the globe.
Conference topics will include:
- the difference women’s leadership makes across sectors of society
- how women express philanthropic leadership in families
- ways women are innovating and experimenting in philanthropy with funding communications, and investment
- how to tell the story of women’s philanthropic accomplishments for maximum impact
Among the confirmed speakers are:
- Barbara Lucas, regent, Mount Vernon Ladies Association
- Harriet Olson, general secretary and CEO, United Methodist Women
- Julie Robertson, national director, Go RED for Women, American Heart Association
- K. Sujata, CEO, Chicago Foundation for Women
- Trisa Thompson, vice president of corporate responsibility, Dell
- Glenn Tilton, Vice Chair, JP Morgan Chase
- Valerie Rockefeller Wayne, board member, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors