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Meet the Authors: The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact Without Burnout - CLOSED

Thursday, February 09, 2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 
In-person | New York, NY

NOTE: This event was postponed due to inclement weather. It has been rescheduled for the afternoon of February 22

Check-in: 9:45 am

It’s a New Year. Time for a New You. Reassess how you’re working, what works and what doesn’t work.

Join authors Beth Kanter and Aliza Sherman for a conversation about self-care in the nonprofit sector. They will be discussing their new book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Strategies for Impact Without Burnout, and will provide concrete tips for individual self-care to help nonprofit professionals and social change activists to embrace a Happy Healthy work/life to reduce burnout and increase productivity for greater impact.

After the discussion, copies of The Happy Healthy Nonprofit will be available for purchase. There will also be book giveaways, and refreshments will be served.

About the Authors:


Beth Kanter (@kanter), Master Trainer, Author, and Blogger. Beth is an internationally recognized thought leader in networks, social media, and data. Beth has over 35 years working in the nonprofit sector in capacity building and has facilitated trainings for nonprofits on every continent in the world (except Antarctica). She is an in-demand keynote speaker and workshop facilitator. Named one of the most influential women in technology by Fast Company and one of the BusinessWeek’s “Voices of Innovation for Social Media,” Beth was Visiting Scholar at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation 2009-2013.

Her past and current clients include Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Gates Foundation, Brainerd Foundation, Knight Foundation, Knight Digital Media Center, Edutopia, HHS, and others. She author of the award winning Networked Nonprofit Books published by J.Wiley and published the The Happy Healthy Nonprofit: Impact without Burnout.


Aliza Sherman (@alizasherman) is a professional speaker, published author and web pioneer who first went online in 1987. In 1995, she started the first woman-owned Internet company, Cybergrrl, Inc., and the first global Internet networking organization for women, Webgrrls International. Newsweek named her one of the “Top People Who Matter Most on the Internet” that same year. In 2009, Fast Company called her one of the “Most Powerful Women in Technology.” She is the author of 10 books including The Everything Blogging Book, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Crowdsourcing, and Social Media Engagement for Dummies. Her 11th book is The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit, co-authored with Beth Kanter. Aliza’s early work on the Internet helped pave the way for today’s web industry. She consults and trains executives and teams at companies and nonprofits on leveraging digital technologies to build more meaningful connections with customers and constituents.

Registrants requiring disability-related services are asked to contact Foundation Center by calling (212) 620-4230.  Please allow at least two weeks advance notice so that we may best accommodate your request.

Please arrive on time or your seat may be given away to others who are waiting to attend. The location is wheelchair accessible.


32 Old Slip, 24th Floor
New York, NY 10005

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