Giving Goes Social

On April 29, 2013 I'll be joining Rob Reich for a conversation about philanthropy and social media. The discussion follows a great workshop featuring Beth Kanter, Matthew Bishop, Jeremy Heimans, Aaron Sherinian, and Peter Sims.

Both events are hosted by The Stanford New York Alumni Board, Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (PACS) and the 92nd Street Y.

Details are here.

Giving Goes Social

Workshop, Reception & Evening Conversation
Rob Reich, Lucy Bernholz & Beth Kanter
with distinguished guests

When:  Monday, April 29, 2013

Time:  Workshop 3:00-5:30 pm; Reception 5:30-6:30 pm; Evening Conversation 6:30-8:00 pm

Audience:  Public event whether you are a Stanford Alumni or not

Where:  The workshop, reception and evening conversation will all be held at the 92YTribeca, 200 Hudson St. New York, NY

Cost:  General admission is $25 each for the workshop and evening conversation. Discounted tickets for $20 each are available for Stanford alumni and their guests by using the promo code “Stanford.”  A $30 discounted package for the entire program is available by using the promo code "Stanford."

How to register:  Tickets can be purchased through the 92YTribeca website  or by calling the 92Y (1212.415.5500).

Instructions for buying tickets on the 92Y website are as follows:
1.     From the 92YTribeca webpage, select the date (April 29), click “buy now”
2.     In the promo code box enter Stanford, then click the purple arrow to validate code
3.     Add your tickets to cart and proceed to purchase
4.     If buying the a ticket for both events (workshop and evening conversation) visit and enter the promo code Stanford and proceed to purchase as above

About the workshop, 3:00-5:30 pm:
The afternoon workshop, “Social Media Mindsets and Tool Sets for Nonprofit Leaders,” will be led by Beth Kanter. Kanter is a master trainer, blogger, speaker, and author of two books, The Networked Nonprofit and Measuring the Networked Nonprofit. The workshop is intended for executive directors and organizational leaders that work for nonprofits and want to learn tips and techniques for scaling their organizations using social media. The workshop will provide a mix of content and time for discussion/reflection so leaders can begin to change their organizations from the inside out to scale the benefits of using social media for social good. They also will leave with many practical tips and suggestions for using social media tools to achieve impact for themselves and their organizations.

About the reception, 5:30-6:30 pm:
Following the workshop, a reception will be held at the 92Y Tribeca for all attendees of the event.  Stanford alumni, nonprofit leaders, social media experts, and the general public are invited to mingle from 5:30 to 6:30pm and enjoy drinks and snacks (no host bar). 

About the evening conversation, 6:30-8:00 pm:
Stanford scholars Rob Reich and Lucy Bernholz to will address a New York audience to share their far-sighted thinking on the future of good, part of the pair’s ReCoding Good in the 21st Century project. At Stanford, Rob and Lucy are engaged in leading-edge research exploring 21st Century, technology-driven innovations in philanthropy and civil society. Their talk will widen perspectives on everything from philanthropy’s uneasy relationship to democracy to how big data and the sharing economy are transforming giving.  An audience Q&A will follow the evening conversation.

The evening conversation will be kicked off by Stanford PACS Executive Director Kim Meredith and 92Y Deputy Executive Director Henry Timms who will provide an overview of the recently-launched  #GivingTuesday and how scholars, leaders, and practitioners are driving social giving.

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