Women of Color Game Changers in Philanthropy, Politics, and Technology
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Sofia Ayala Perel

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Mar

7

Philanthropy | Oakland

Women of Color Game Changers in Philanthropy, Politics, and Technology

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Join us in celebrating the launch of LeaderSpring’s first Women of Color LeadStrong Fellowship and honoring the accomplishments of female leaders of color in creating sustainable systems of change.

Nationwide, women are emerging as progressive grassroots leaders to combat the resurgence of sociopolitical violence against disenfranchised groups. LeaderSpring has invested in the extraordinary talent, dedication, and vision of such leaders for more than two decades. This March, LeaderSpring is bringing together change makers such as Aimee Allison, Founder of She the People, and President, Democracy in Color; Vanessa Daniel, Founder and Executive Director of Groundswell Fund; Alicia Garza, Co-Founder of Black Lives Matter, and Principal at Black Futures Lab; and Karla Monterroso, CEO of Code2040, to discuss plans for rebuilding a new, more equitable America.

Agenda

10:30 a.m. Registration Begins
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. VIP Reception
12:00 – 2:00 p.m. Main Event

Event Co-Chairs
*Brigitte Davila, JD, President, Board of Trustees, City College of San Francisco
*Jacqueline Garcel, Executive Director, Latino Community Foundation

Master of Ceremonies
*Thuy Vu, KQED Newsroom

Moderator
*Dana Kawaoka-Chen, Executive Director of Justice Funders

Key Speakers
*Aimee Allison, Founder of She the People, and President of Democracy in Color
*Vanessa Daniel, Founder and Executive Director, Groundswell Fund
*Alicia Garza, Co-Founder of Black Lives Matter, and Principal at Black Futures Lab
*Karla Monterroso, CEO, Code2040

Innovation Sponsors
*California Health Care Foundation
*First Republic Bank
*JPMorgan Chase

Best Practices Sponsors
*Kaiser Permanente
*Port of Oakland

Mentor Sponsors
*Mary Jo Cook and Pacific Community Ventures
*TSNE MissionWorks

Fellow & Alumni Sponsors
*Alameda County Family Justice Center
*BANANAS
*Bonita House
*Children’s Fairyland
*Community Child Care Council (4C’s) of Alameda County
*Community Resources for Independent Living
*East Bay Agency for Children
*East Bay Consortium
*Gay-Straight Alliance Network
*National Center for Lesbian Rights
*Sonia BasSheva Mañjon, PhD
*Success Center SF
*Youth Art Exchange

LeaderSpring is a fiscally sponsored project of the Tides Center, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization and the nation’s largest fiscal sponsor.


LOCATION

Oakland Marriott Convention Center - 1001 Broadway, Oakland CA
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