Speakers


Afdhel Aziz
Founder, Conspiracy of Love
Co-author, Good is the New Cool: Market Like You Give a Damn

Afdhel Aziz is one of the world’s leading experts in marketing innovation. He is an award-winning marketer who has led brands for Procter & Gamble, Heineken, Absolut, and Nokia, in London and New York. Afdhel has been a speaker at the Cannes Lions, SXSW, Advertising Week and more, and his work has been featured in the New York Times, Vice, Fast Company, The Guardian, Coolhunting, Billboard, Hypebeast and more. Passionate about brands and culture as forces for good, he is the co-author of the book ‘Good is the New Cool: Market Like You Give a Damn’. You can find out more at www.afdhelaziz.com and follow him on Twitter at @afdhelaziz.


Chris Bailey
A Life of Productivity

Chris Bailey has researched and experimented with every productivity technique under the sun to discover what works and what doesn’t. The lessons from this yearlong project have been distilled into Chris' book, The Productivity Project, which has become an international bestseller, and has been published in ten languages. His work has received national and international media attention from outlets like The New York Times, Fortune, Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, Business Insider, New York Magazine, and countless others.

Learning Labs

Monday, March 19th: 10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
The Masters' Series Featuring Laura Bishop: Laura Bishop, Chief Corporate Responsibly and Sustainability Officer, Best Buy
Engaging Employees in Impactful Giving: Karen Bergin, Director of Employee Engagement, Microsoft Corporation
Applying CSR Strategy Tools to Improve Impact & Efficiency of Your Work: Greg Hills, Managing Director, FSG
When to Check with Legal: Navigating Complex CSR Waters: Barton “Buzz” Thompson & Eric Rothenberg, Partners, OMM
Things Every CSR Pro Should Know to Find the Right Tech Partner: Dave Sciuk, VP of Business Development, Benevity
B2B Huddle
West Coast Huddle
Monday, March 19th: 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
The Masters' Series Featuring Heather Nestle: 
Heather Nestle, President, New York Life Foundation Vice President, New York Life Insurance Company
Measuring Impact of Community Engagement on the SDGs: Michelle DiSabato, Impact Advisor, Blackbaud
The Art of Networking: Charmaine Ward-Millner, Director Corporate Relations, Georgia Power Southern Co
Collaborative CSR on Employee Engagement: using Volunteerism as a tool for Professional Development: Jessica Anderson, North America Giving Manager, Dell; Brielle Nalence, Senior Associate, & Jamie Seagraves, Principal Associate, Capital One
“Good is the New Cool” Workshop: Kickstart the Future-Proofing of Your Organization: Afdhel Aziz, Marketing Strategist & Best-Selling Author, Conspiracy of Love and Trisha Stezzi, CEO and Founder, Significance (purpose driven marketing agency)
Military Huddle
Insurance Industry Huddle

Tuesday, March 20th: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
The Masters' Series Featuring Jorge Casimiro: Jorge Casimiro, Vice President, Global Community Impact, NIKE, Inc. President, NIKE Foundation
Addressing the Practical Challenges of Impact Measurement: Linnea Texin, Associate Director, Corporate Citizenship
Connecting the Dots between CSR & Leadership Development: Mark Horoszowski, CEO & Co-Founder, MovingWorlds
Aligning Philanthropy, Public Education, and Workforce Development: Chris Nowicki, Public Affairs & Miriam Hodesh, Community Investment Specialist, Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation
Productivity: A Deeper Dive: Chris Bailey, A Life of Productivity
Disaster Relief Huddle
Finance Industry Huddle

Tuesday, March 20th 10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
The Masters' Series Featuring Kevin Martinez: Kevin Martinez, Vice President, Corporate Citizenship, ESPN
Lessons Learned from Cross Sector Company Collaborations: Amanda Fowler, Executive Director of Global Corporate Giving, Edwards Lifesciences; Rochelle Karr, Director of CSR & Alumni Relations, O’Melveny & Myers LLP; Kim Keller, Senior Manager Receiving Donated Product & the Importance of Gift-In-Kind Compliance, Johnson & Johnson; Stephanie Lomibao, SVP & National Philanthropy Manager, Bank of America
Human Centered Design Thinking: Melissa Maloney, Consulting Executive, Accenture
Aligning Community Investment & Workforce Planning: Kimberly Howard, Kregg Arntson, Monica Jones, Education Initiatives CSR, Portland General Electric Foundation
Leveraging Employee Resource Groups to Inspire Innovation and Impact: Tracy Giang, Director of Workforce Diversity & Inclusion, Comcast
International Donations Huddle
East Coast Huddle

Tuesday, March 20th 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Pro Bono and Skills Based Volunteering 3.0: Stacy Magdaluyo & Sheena Mollineau, Responsible Business Leadership Manager, PwC
Don’t Just Survive… Thrive!: Melissa Maloney, Consulting Executive, Accenture
CSR on a Shoestring Budget: Sondra Smith, Senior Director of CSR, CenturyLink
Designing your Giving Strategy for Impact: Linnea Texin, Associate Director, Corporate Citizenship
Private Sector Response to Disaster Relief: Pat Bourke, CSR, Tyson Foods
Pharmaceutical & Medical Industry Huddle

Wednesday, March 21st 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Designing for Impact: Best Practices in STEM Education Programs: Camsie McAdams, Director of STEM Education, Discovery Education
How to Use your Donor Advised Funds to Accomplish your CSR Goals: Bob Waldman, Chair, Business Division, Venable LLP
Employee Engagement through Advocacy: Olivia Khalili, Former Head of Social Impact, Yahoo
Why Transforming Community Involvement™ is Really an Investment in Human Capital – Inside and Outside the Office: Thiago Covre, Chief Line Officer, SeaLand
Stakeholders Working Together: Public & Private Partnership Tackles Urban Diabetes
Southeast Regional Huddle

Wednesday, March 21st 9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Building a Strategic Board Service Program: Katie Knutson, Community Affairs Manager, Thrivent Financial
Global Grantmaking: Regulations and Challenges in China and Beyond: Jessie Krafft, VP Donor Advised & Grant Services, CAF America
Managing the Matrix of Measurement and Logic Models: Marti Skold-Jordan & Becki Lynch, Managers of US Community Partnerships, GSK
Make your Signature Programs Work Harder: Mark Feldman, Managing Director, & Nikki Korn, Principal and Chief Strategy Officer, Cause Consulting
Midwest Regional Huddle
Foundations Huddle