Concurrent Session Materials

Wednesday, February 22


Emerging Approaches: Claiming Rights, Building Assets: What Role for Community Philanthropy in Advancing Just and Equitable Societies?

Moderator:  Jenny Hodgson, Executive Director, Global Fund for Community Foundations

Presenter:
Janet Naumi Mawiyoo
Executive Director, Kenya Community Development Foundation

Robert Wiggers
Deputy Director, Manager of Programs and Policy Making, Wilde Ganzen

No presentations available.


Global Issues: Complex Challenges in Cities: Philanthropy’s Role in Urban Development

Moderator: Ana Marie Argilagos, Senior Advisor, Ford Foundation

Presenters:
Andrew Chunilall
COO, Community Foundations of Canada

Maria Orejas
Policy and Programs Director, European Foundation Centre

Valeria Scorza
Executive Director, Avina Americas

No presentations available.


Stronger Infrastructure: Building Philanthropy Infrastructure:Experiences from the Africa, Arab region, Latin America and Iberian Peninsula

Moderator: Mercedes Mosquera, Member of the Weavers Group, Ibero-American Network of Community Foundations

Presenters:
Atallah Kuttab
Founder, SAANED for Philanthropy Advisory in the Arab Region

Caroline Mahfood
Executive Director, Grace Kennedy Foundation

Bhekinkosi Moyo
Chief Executive Officer, Southern Africa Trust & Chairperson of APN Board

No presentations available.


Policy and Participation: Are We Failing Civil Society? Seeking Solidarity and Commitment on Donor Responses to the Closing Space

Moderator: Rob Buchanan, President, Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) America

Speaker:
Adam Pickering
International Policy Manager, Charities Aid Foundation (CAF)

Presenters:
Lorena Cortes
Research Director, Cemefi

Samar Haidar
Executive Director, Arab Human Rights Fund

Tom Hilbink
Director of the Grant Making Support Group, Opens Society Foundation

No presentations available.

 

Thursday, February 23


Emerging Approaches: Philanthropy and the Academy: Higher Education in the Philanthropy Ecosystem

Moderator: Barbara Ibrahim, Senior Advisor, Office of the President, American University in Cairo

Presenters:
Jason Franklin
W.K Kellogg Community Philanthropy Chair, Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy

Bhekinkosi Moyo
Chief Executive Officer, Southern Africa Trust/ Wits University

Ingrid Srinath
Centre Director, Ashoka University, Center for Social Impact and Philanthropy

Heba Abu Shnief
Research Advisor, John D. Gerhart Center for Philanthropy & Civic Engagement

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Global Issues: Civic Space and Environmental Defenders in the “Most Dangerous Region in the World”

Moderator: Marina Cazorla, Program Manager, Consultative Group on Biological Diversity

Presenters:
Artemisa Castro
Executive Director, Fundo Accion Solidaria (FASOL)

Andrea Cerami,
Human Rights Coordinator, Mexican Center of Environmental Law

Tatiana Cordero
Executive Director, Urgent Action Fund, Latin America

Laura Garcia
Executive Director, Semillas

Astrid Puentes Riano
Co-Executive Director, Interamerican Association for Environmental Defense (AIDA)

Traci Romine
Program Officer, Environment at the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

No presentations available.


Stronger Infrastructure: Philanthropy Infrastructure Organizations: Drifting Towards Extinction? How the 4C’s can Demonstrate the Value of Infrastructure Organizations

Moderator: Barry Knight, Executive Director, CENTRIS & Esther Thompson, Head of Learning and Events, Association of Charitable Foundations

Presenters:
Carola Carazzone
Secretary General, Assifero

Rosa Gallego
Director, Asociación Española de Fundaciones, DAFNE Chairman of the Board

Mihaela Giurgiu
Program Manager, Association for Community Relations

Barry Knight
Executive Director, CENTRIS

Alina Porumb
Program Director, Association for Community Relations

Group Facilitators:
Liza Goulet
Director Member Services, Philanthropic Foundations Canada

Sameera Mehra
Business Manager, Global Alliance, Charities Aid Foundation (CAF)

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Policy and Participation: Philanthropy Networks & Associations Taking a Leadership Role in Public Policy

Moderator: John Harvey, Founding Principal, Global Philanthropy Services

Presenters:
David Biemesderfer
President & CEO, Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers

James Magowan
Coordinating Director, DAFNE

Iara Rolnik
Chief Knowledge Officer, GIFE

No presentations available.


Emerging Approaches: Democratizing and Digitizing Philanthropy: Lessons from the Cutting Edge of Philanthropic Practice

Moderator: Mizmun Kusairi, Vice President, Strategy and Finance, GuideStar

Presenters:
Jason Franklin
WK Kellogg Community Philanthropy Chair, Johnson Center for Philanthropy

Sameera Mehra
Business Manager, Global Alliance, Charities Aid Foundation (CAF)

Boris Strecansky
Peer Learning Expert, Centrum Pre Filantropiu

No presentations available.


Global Issues: Social Justice Philanthropy: Is it New? How Can it Make a Difference?

Moderator: Andrés Thompson, Executive Coordinator, Social Justice Philanthropy Network

Presenters:
Ana Valeria Araujo
Executive Director, Brazil Fund for Human Rights

Amalia Fischer
Co-founder and General Coordinator, Fundo de Investimento Social ELAS

Florencia Roitstein
Co-founder and Director, ELLAS-Women and philanthropy

Lori Villarosa
Executive Director, Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity (PRE) 

No presentations available.


Stronger Infrastructure: Innovative Leadership Development for Social Change-Makers

Moderator: Alana Ortez, President & CEOInternational Community Foundation

Presenters:
Alfredo “Libre” Gutierrez
Visual Artist and Leader 

No presentations available.


Policy and Participation: Political Populism and Philanthropic Infrastructure

Moderator: Rosa Gallego, Director, Asociación Española de Fundaciones (AEF)

Presenters:
Andre Degenszajn
Secretary-General, GIFE

Sara Lyons
Vice President, Community Foundations of Canada

Vikki Spruill
President & CEO, Council on Foundations 

No presentations available.

Friday, February 24


Emerging Approaches: Connecting the Dots: Building Partnerships for More Effective Civil Society Resourcing

Moderator: Amy Miller-Taylor, Head of Partnerships, CIVICUS

Presenters:
Amitabh Behar
Executive Director, the National Foundation for India

Tevfik Basak Ersen
General Secretary, Third Sector Foundation of Turkey (TUSEV)

Vuyiswa Sidzumo
South African Director, The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

No presentations available.

 


Global Issues: A Welcoming Opportunity for a Shared Future: Peacebuilding and Supporting Refugees

Presenters:

Atallah Kuttab
Founder, SAANED for Development and Philanthropy Advisory in the Arab Region

Sarah Lyons
Vice President, Community Foundations of Canada

Maria Carolina Suarez
Executive Director, Asociación de Fundaciones Empresariales

Download Atallah’s presentation here.

Download Sarah’s presentation here.

Download Carolina’s presentation here.


Stronger Infrastructure: Business Models for Infrastructure Organisations – Pathways to Sustainability

Moderator: Maria Chertok, Director, CAF Russia

Presenters:
Angeline Chitate
Manager: Business Development and Sustainability, Southern Africa Trust

Nick Deychakiwsky
Program Officer, Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

Raul Escobedo
Management Director, Cemefi

Paula Fabiani
President, Instituto para o Desenvolvimento do Investimento Social (IDIS)

Hilary Pearson
President, Philanthropic Foundations of Canada

No presentations available.


Policy and Participation: The SDGs as a Tool for Improving Enabling Environments for Philanthropy

Presenters:
Shazia Maqsood Amjad
Executive Director, Pakistan Center for Philanthropy

Lorena Cortes
Research Director, Cemefi

Natalie Ross
Global Philanthropy Director, Council on Foundations

Timotheus Lesmana Wanadjaja
Chairman, Filantropi Indonesia

No presentations available.