Training Details

Friday, June 8, 2018

8:00 am - 12:00 pm ET

Foundation Center Northeast
32 Old Slip
24th Floor
New York, NY



Join us for a morning of active conversations between nonprofits, global leaders, and philanthropists in the search for sustainable solutions. This year's second annual Philanthropy Meeting will focus on Celebrating Institutional Collaborations, featuring a panel examining collaborations amongst women's organizations, immigration-focused organizations, and the use of physical spaces to facilitate collaboration. Roundtable breakout discussions will allow further exploration of each of these three areas among panelists and attendees.


8:00AM: Registration

8:30AM: Breakfast reception hosted by Rodolfito Rothschild

9:00AM: Welcoming Remarks

Julieta Mendez
Director of Programs, Foundation Center

9:15AM: Opening Keynote

Nigel Sizer, Ph.D.
Chief Program Officer, Rainforest Alliance

9:30AM: Panel Discussion

Moderator: Stephen Brett Powers

Cultivating Collaboration: Focus on Women, Immigration, and Physical Spaces


Gigi Gazon
Chief of Staff, New York Immigration Coalition

Kim Sykes
Artistic Director, Girl Be Heard

Shireen Idroos
Executive Director, Centre for Social Innovation

Danielle Silber
Director of Strategic Partnerships, ACLU

Teresa C. Younger
CEO & President, Ms. Foundation for Women

10:30AM: Keynote

Patsy Doerr
Global Head, Corporate Responsibility & Inclusion
Thomson Reuters

10:45AM: Coffee break

11:00AM-12:00PM: Roundtable Conversation

Panelists will facilitate interactive conversations.

12:00PM: Closing Message


  • Learn how organizations are collaborating today
  • Understand the motivations behind organizational collaboration

Intended Audience

Board members
CEOs, executive directors, upper management