This amazing event for youth philanthropists ages 12-21 and the adults who support them from across the Northeast, was held at Brandeis University, just west of Boston in Waltham, MA. Youth philanthropists were able to share their practices in giving and grantmaking, learn together with sessions built for youth and adults, and have fun! 200 attendess from 20 different organizations attended this event.

Check out the amazing schedule that was planned for this event with presenters of all ages from across the region and the nation! Questions? Email Katherine@youthphilanthropyconnect.org

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Sunday, November 20 • 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Merge (Youth + Adults): Talk to an Expert!

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This session is for youth and adults. Together, in a merge session, you have the opportunity to consult directly with experts in the field. Rotate to talk with the five speakers listed as experts about the following topics:

Danielle Oristian York- The Role of Stories and Using Tools to Support Communication across the generations and Life Long Learning as Philanthropists
Jen Bokoff- YouthGiving.org site, data, and use!
Rachel Ogorek-  Trends in Family Philanthropy and Next Gen Involvement
Mary Phillips- Tools for Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning
John Oddy- Increasing Your Philanthropic Impact Through Focus and Passion: Getting Started.

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Frieda C. Fox Family Foundation & Youth Philanthropy Connect
Annie Hernandez, Ph.D. serves as the Executive Director for the Frieda C. fox Family Foundation and has led the development of its special project, Youth Philanthropy Connect, which connects youth ages 8-21 involved in philanthropy through their families or a foundation with their... Read More →

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Jen Bokoff

Director of Stakeholder Engagement, Foundation Center
Jen Bokoff is the director of stakeholder engagement at Foundation Center. She develops partnerships and projects that build knowledge and strategy for grantmakers. She likes asking "so what?" to push Foundation Center's data-driven work to be as valuable and actionable as it can... Read More →
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John Oddy

Foundation Source
John Oddy, Senior Philanthropic Director at Foundation Source, is an expert in the field of philanthropy and private foundations. He helps clients accomplish their philanthropic goals in various ways including research, strategic planning, grant-making and evaluation, governance and... Read More →
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Rachel Ogorek

National Center for Family and Philanthropy
Rachel Ogorek currently works as a Program Coordinator at the National Center for Family and Philanthropy. Prior to that she was in school completing her MA in Philanthropic Studies at the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and her MPA in Nonprofit Management at the School of Public... Read More →
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Mary Phillips

GMA Foundations
Mary Phillips is a founding partner and President of GMA Foundations, where she has been working with individual donors, families and boards of trustees for over thirty years. She leads the firm’s consulting services and specializes in program design and assessment, planning for... Read More →
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Danielle Oristian York

Danielle Oristian York is the Managing Director at 21/64. She consults with multi-generational families, the next generation and their advisors on multigenerational engagement, financial literacy, and empowering the next generation.In addition to consulting, Danielle speaks nationally... Read More →

Sunday November 20, 2016 1:45pm - 2:45pm EST
Sherman Function Hall

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