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Virtual Convenings 2021

The Board of Philanos has decided we cannot meet in-person in 2021 therefore, the PowerUP! 2021 in Cincinnati, September 2021 is cancelled. Instead the board is working on virtual educational event offerings.  Watch for details!

Philanos will participate in Philanthropy Together's month long We Give Summit, beginning May 4, 2021.

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6 Philanos Hosted Sessions 

Trust-Based Philanthropy: How Giving Circles Can Redistribute Power - Wednesday, May 12th, noon ET.  Features Impact 100 Richmond (Talley Baratka) and Washington Women's Foundation (Kris Kaminishi).

When Women of Color Lead, Climate and Environment Win - Wednesday, May 12th, 1 PM ET.  Hosted by Gwen Wesley (Spirit of St. Louis and Philanos Board) and features speakers from Rachel's Network (new Philanos network affiliate), the New York City Environmental Justice Alliance, and Georgia Conservation Voters.

The Shecession: Making Informed Funding Choices after COVID's Impact on Women and Girls – Wednesday, May 12th, 2 PM ET.  Hosted by Paula Liang, Philanos Chair, featuring Anna Fink of Amalgamated Bank and Dr. C. Nicole Mason, Institute for Women's Policy Research.  

Philanos Communications:  Tips and Tools - Wednesday, May 12th, 7 PM ET.  Virginia Mills, Philanos Founding Member and Board Member (Giving WoMN) and Maggie Glasgow, Philanos Board Member (GWG).  Virginia and Maggie are the Communications Co-Chairs for Philanos and will share ideas and resources from their recently revamped communications plan.

Against All Odds:  Growing Membership in a Pandemic - Wednesday, May 19th, 2 PM ET.  Hosted by Susan Benford, Philanos Chair-Elect (The Philanthropy Connection, Boston), featuring Buffy Beaudoin-Schwartz (Women's Giving Circle of Howard County), Jennifer Bennett (Impact San Antonio), and Maureen Romito (Impact Las Vegas).

Start Your Giving Circle's Endowment and Grow Your Impact - Wednesday, May 26, 1 PM ET.  Hosted by Susan Benford, Philanos Chair-Elect (The Philanthropy Connection, Boston) with professional advisors Amanda Long, Philanthropy-Strategist Group, and Sherry Magill, Jessie Ball duPont Fund, on how to start or strengthen an endowment for your giving circle.


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