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AFP GA, Greater Atlanta Chapter: December 12 Chapter Meeting

December 12, 2017

"Diversity and Inclusion in the Fundraising Profession:
A Panel Discussion"


Lauren Hill- Facilitator 
Individual Giving Officer
Habitat for Humanity Internationa

Jeffrey Brown 
Vice President of Development and Marketing 
Partnership Against Domestic Violence 

Mathwon Howard
Associate Vice President for Development Programs
Emory University 

Nicole Michalec 
Manager of Long-Term Giving 
The Woodruff Arts Center 

Christian Murphy
Major Gifts and Planned Giving Manager
Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta

 Juanita Sheppard
Associate Director, Foundation Relations 
Emory University

Ben Tompkins 
Senior Associate Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, DAR Operations
Emory University 

Rachel Ward Jackson 
Senior Associate Director of Development
The Nature Conservancy


The AFP Diversity team will lead a panel discussion focusing on the importance of creating a diverse and inclusive fundraising environment. Highlighting the chapter's Diversity Fellows Program, the presentation will include two current fellows, two former fellows who have moved into leadership positions, and a mentor. We will also hear from a representative of Emory University, the longstanding sponsor of the chapter's program. Topics will include the importance of diversity in our profession, some of the challenges faced by members of underrepresented identity groups, how to create a culture of inclusion, as well as how to take into consideration the ways that diverse cultures engage in philanthropy.  


December 12, 2017 Chapter Meeting


7:30 am- Breakast/Registration/Networking
8:00 am- Presentation


Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta
Selig Center
1440 Spring Street, NW
Atlanta, GA 30309

The Jewish Federation is located at the corner of 18th Street and Spring Street, 
across from the Center for Puppetry Arts.
This is a Kosher facility. 
No outside food or drink is permitted inside the building.

Center for Puppetry Arts 
1404 Spring Street
Atlanta, GA 30309

Parking for all AFP board members will be at the Jewish Federation.
Other attendees will need to park at the Center for Puppetry Arts across the street. 
Please park in any spaces at the Puppetry except for those blocked off by two cones. The Puppetry parking lot is directly across the street facing the Jewish Federation. 

Meeting Costs

Pre-Registered Member: $20
Pre-Registered Non-Member: $38
Day of Meeting Member: $25
Day of Meeting Non-Member: $40


*Cancellations must be received by noon the day before the meeting in order to receive a refund or credit."