2018 CONFERENCE AGENDA:

Friday, February 22, 2019

8:30 - 9:30 AM: Registration & Breakfast

9:30 - 10:45 AM: Welcome & Morning Keynote
Anne Marie Burgoyne: Managing Director of Social Innovation, Emerson Collective

10:45 - 11:00 AM: Coffee Break

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM: Panel Breakout Session One
Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity in Foundations
Corporate Social Responsibility
Flexible Funding & Funder-Grantee Dynamics

12:15 - 1:45 PM: Lunch, Networking Discussions & Workshops

1:45 - 3:00 PM: Panel Breakout Session Two
Partnerships Driving Action: Aligning on Shared Values for Greater Impact
New Vehicles for Change: How Individuals are Giving their Wealth Today

3:00 - 3:15 PM: Coffee Break

3:15 PM - 4:30 PM: Afternoon Keynote
Sherry Salway-Black: Chairperson, First People’s Fund

4:30 - 5:30 PM: Reception

 

2019 CONFERENCE MORNING KEYNOTE SPEAKER

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Anne Marie Burgoyne

Managing Director of Social Innovation, Emerson Collective

Anne Marie Burgoyne is the Managing Director, Social Innovation at the Emerson Collective where she manages the investment process for non-profit social entrepreneurs and innovators in a wide array of sectors, including education, immigration, social justice and the environment. She also works with the diverse team at Emerson to assure that partner organizations access EC’s capacity building, amplification, convening and advocacy supports. Her work spans across domestic and international geographies with a focus on strong leaders and strong models that have the capacity to scale and create systems change.

Before joining EC, Anne Marie was the Managing Director of the Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation where she made early-stage grants to high-growth, high-impact non-profits including Education Superhighway, Grassroot Soccer, Living Goods, The Mission Continues, One Acre Fund, VisionSpring and Welcoming America; she also helped to build DRKF’s convening programs and peer-to-peer learning community.

Anne Marie is on the governing boards of Girl Effect, Stand for Children, The Management Center and Youth Speaks and on the advisory boards of College Track, IDEO.org and REDF. She teaches a class at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business called Making Social Ventures Happen by Attracting Financial and Human Capital. Earlier in her career, Anne Marie was the Executive Director of United Cerebral Palsy of the Golden Gate and a REDF Farber Fellow at Community Gatepath.

Before entering the non-profit arena, Anne Marie was on the executive team of a technology services company and an investment banker. Anne Marie received her MBA and a public management program certificate from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. She also holds a BA in English and a BS in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and its Wharton School, respectively.

She lives in San Francisco with her husband and two terrific girls and enjoys walking, yoga, cooking, cabaret singing and container gardening.

2019 CONFERENCE AFTERNOON KEYNOTE SPEAKER

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Sherry Salway-black
chairperson,
First peoples fund

Sherry Salway Black has worked for more than 40 years in American Indian issues at the American Indian Policy Review Commission; Indian Health Service, First Nations Development Institute, and with the National Congress of American Indians.

She currently serves on the boards of directors of the Johnson Scholarship Foundation, Prosperity Now (formerly CFED), and as chairperson for First Peoples Fund. She serves as a Trustee for the Native American Agriculture Fund. She also serves on the board of trustees for the National Indian Child Welfare Association and advisory committee for the National Congress of American Indians’ Policy Research Center. She has also served on: the board of directors for the Hitachi Foundation; the board of governors for Honoring Excellence in the Governance of Tribal Nations (Honoring Nations) of the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development; and the board of directors for the Council on Foundations where she was the treasurer and a member of the Executive, Finance and Investment, Membership, and Governance Committees.

Other past board positions includes First Nations Development Institute and Oweesta Corporation, American Indian Business Leaders, Native Americans in Philanthropy, the Hopi Education Endowment Fund, Trillium Asset Management Corporation, and Women and Philanthropy.

She was appointed by President Obama in 2011 to the President’s Advisory Committee on Financial Capability and in 2013 to the President’s Advisory Committee on Financial Capability for Young Americans.

Ms. Black has a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor Degree from East Stroudsburg University where in 2013 she received the Distinguished Alumni Award. In 2016, Ms. Black received a Special Distinguished Leadership Award from the National Congress of American Indians.

She is Oglala Lakota and is originally from South Dakota..