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Conference for Women in Nonprofit Leadership

The 5th Annual Conference for Women in Nonprofit Leadership

Theme: "Partnering for Social Impact"

When: Thursday, May 18, 2017

Where: The Madison Hotel, Morristown, New Jersey

Keynote Presentations

Michellene Davis, Esq., Executive Vice President, RWJ Barnabas Healthcare

Jennifer Richey, Founder, Cause Marketing Summit and Associate Director of Corporate Partnerships, Young Survival Coalition

Panel Discussions

Panel #1 Nonprofit Leaders' Perspectives on Partnering for Social Impact

Facilitator

Connie Ludwin, Senior Director, Taft Communications

Abby O'Neill, Principal, Abby O'Neill Consulting 

Presenters

Jennifer Brady, Executive Director, Oasis- A Haven

Wendy Schwamb, Chief Development Officer, Boys and Girls Clubs of Paterson/Passaic

Teresa Connolly, Executive Director, Community Soup Kitchen

Kathy Durante, Executive Director, Ocean First Foundation

Panel #2 Corporate Partners' Perspectives and Successes on Partnering for Social Impact

Facilitator

Connie Ludwin, Senior Director, Taft Communications

Abby O'Neill, Principal, Abby O'Neill Consulting 

Presenters

Linda Bowden, NJ Regional President, PNC Bank

Jennifer Connell Kramer, Manager-Customer Operations, PSE&G

Karen Meleta - Vice President, Consumer & Corporate Communications, Wakefern Food Corporation

Jen Russo, JuJa Active

Past Events

4th Annual Conference (2016)

Executive Board

Deborah Fredericks (Associate Dean of Continuing Education, Fairleigh Dickinson University)

Sally Glick, Xiomara Guevara and Peg Wright.

Keynote Speakers

Monica C. Smith, Founder and CEO, Marketsmith, Inc

Ruth E. Sherman, Recognized Authority Speech and Interpersonal Communication.

Alfa Demmellash, Chief Executive Officer, Rising Tide Capital.

Karen Kessler, President, Evergreen Partners.

Topics Discussed

Bono was Right. It’s really hard to “Get people to think about something that is number 345 on their list”.

Community - The heart of social impact in a changing world.

Executive Panel on Women in Trends in Philanthropy

Facilitator

Vicki Bixel, President, Semple Bixel

Panelists

Irene Cooper-Basch, Phd, Executive Officer, Victoria Foundation

Etta Rudolph Denk, Senior Vice President, Bank of America.

Bridget Murphy, Chief Philanthropy Officer, VNA Health Group

Toni Pergolin, President and Chief Executive Officer, Bancroft

3rd Annual Conference (2015)

Executive Board

Dennis Miller (Executive Director, Center for Excellence in Leadership, Governance and Philanthropy)

Deborah Fredericks (Associate Dean of Continuing Education, Fairleigh Dickinson University)

Keynote Speakers

Ann Marie Dougherty, Executive Director, Bob Woodruff Foundation.

Kathleen DiChiara, Founder and CEO, The community foodbank of New Jersey.

Executive Panel on Women in Non Profit Leadership

Xiomara Guevara, MCOHA

Jennifer Velez, Senior Vice President of Strategy and Planning, Barnabas Health

Valerie Sellers, CEO, New Jersey Association of Community Providers

Ann Zouvelekis, CFO, Bonnie Brae

Elizabeth Mason, Executive Vice President, Children’s Aid and Family Services

Executive Panel on women in Philanthropy

Linda Czipo, Executive Director, Center for Nonprofits

Joan Hollendonner, Senior Program Officer, The Horizon Foundation of New Jersey

Julia Bey Ahmet, Chief Development Officer, Community Hope of New Jersey

Nancy King, President of the Willis and Nancy King Foundation

Amy Eisenstein, ACFRE, President, Board of Directors, Association of Fundraising Professionals, New Jersey Chapter

1st Center For Excellence Lifetime Achievement Award  presented to Kathleen DiCharia, (Founder and CEO, The Community FoodBank of New Jersey)

2nd Annual Conference (2014)

Executive Board

Sally Glick and Xiomara Guevara, Co-Chairs of Conference

Dennis Miller, Executive Director, FDU Center of Excellence

Keynote Speakers

Denise Rodgers, Vice Chancellor for Interprofessional Programs, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Services, Rutgers University.

Brenda Blackmon, Emmy award winning Journalist and Founder, Kelly’s Fund for Lupus

Executive Panel on Key Leadership strategies for today’s successful nonprofits

Moderator

Sally Glick, Principal, Sobel & Co

Panelists

Jessica Padilla-Gonzalez, Executive Director, Housing Partnership

Yvonne Lopez, Executive Director, PRAHD

Patricia Teffenhart, Executive Director, New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault

Peg Wright, President and CEO, The center of Great Expectations.

Roundtable 12 Topic Discussions

Moderator

Carric Boardwick, Director of Operations, Meridian Health Affiliated Foundations

  • Attracting, Retaining and Training your Board.

  • Establishing Board Governance Best Practices.

  • Organizational Succession Planning.

  • Effective Communication with Legislators

  • Social Media for Fundraising

  • Social Media for Brand Building

  • Developing and Maintaining work/life balance

  • Positioning your organization for future growth

  • A positive approach: Overcoming Challenges as a women leader

  • Leveraging your board for giving

  • Building a diversified fundraising plan

  • Creating and improving major gift pipelines.

Brainstorming: Fearless Females: 30 Ideas in 30 Minutes

Moderator

Kate Calabro, Development Associate and Marketing Director, The Angeletti Group

A Guided Interactive Exercise: Are you listening? How to Get your voice heard in your professional and personal relationships.

Inya Chehade, Life Coach and Executive Director, The Bridge

1st Annual Conference (2013)

Executive Board

Dennis Miller, Executive Director, FDU Center of Excellence

Sally Glick and Xiomara Guevara, Co-Chairs of Conference

Opening Speaker

Carolyn Miles, CEO, Save the Children

Executive Panel on Advancing Women’s Leadership in the Boardroom

Facilitator

Sally Glick, Principal and Chief Growth Strategist, Sobel & Co.

Panelists

Sandra Rice, Senior Vice President, Emma L. Bowen Foundation.

Patricia Teffenhart, Chair, Board of Trustees, New Jersey Coalition Against Sexual Assault

Gretchen Hartling, Co-Director, New Jersey Health Initiatives of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Ada Melendez, Vice President/Director of Community Development, Investors Bank

Lessons in Leadership

Sheila Rostiac, Vice President, Talent, Development and Diversity, PSE&G

A Groups Exercise: Female Mentors in the Workplace: Where are you hiding?

Inya Chehade, Life and Executive Coach, Founder of Chehade Wellness

Executive Panel on Women’s Perspectives on Philanthropy

Facilitator

Nina Stack, President, Council of New Jersey Grantmakers

Panelists

Diana Blankman, Director, U.S. Corporate Contributions & Social Impact,  Novo Nordisk, Inc

Joy Chaillou, Senior Vice President, Senior Nonprofit Adviser, U.S Trust Bank of America Maxine Frampton, Founder, Women United in Philanthropy

Nancy King, President, Willis & Nancy King Foundation

Carrie Boardwick, Director of Philanthropy Operations, Meridian Health Affiliated Foundations

Executive Panel on Women in the Executive Office: Opportunities and Challenges

Facilitator

Mary Jo Buchanan, Assistant County Administrator, Morris County, NJ

Panelists

Xiomara Guevara, Executive Director, Morris County Organization for Hispanic Affairs

Celia King, Executive Director, Leadership Newark

Peg Wright, CEO, Center for Great Expectations

Patty Sly, Executive Director< Jersey Battered Women’s Service

Karla Spivey Bouie, Executive Director, Elizabethport Presbyterian Center


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For More Information:

Fairleigh Dickinson University
1000 River Road, H-DH1-02
Teaneck, NJ-07666
Phone: 201-652-6511
Fax: 201-692-6505
E-mail: ceinfo@fdu.edu
Website: www.fdu.edu/cfe

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