Handling Crises as Organizations and Funders

WHEN
Thursday, January 15, 2015, 8:30am – 12:30pm EST

How can funders and organizations stay mission-focused while remaining nimble enough to respond to emergencies? With anti-Semitic incidents on the rise and increasing tensions in Israel, this question is now more relevant than ever. This event, jointly sponsored by The Paul E. Singer Foundation and the Jewish Funders Network, will address how to maintain organizational flexibility for crisis response, and the importance of doing so.

Presenters will include:

Introduction
Terry Kassel – Director, The Paul E. Singer Foundation

1st panel
ModeratorAndres Spokoiny – President and CEO, Jewish Funders Network
Cindy Shapira – Vice President,The Shapira Foundation
Lisa Eisen –  Vice President, Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation

2nd panel
ModeratorDavid Rittberg – Senior Program Officer, Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation
Steve Malter, PhD – Associate Dean and Director of Undergraduate Programs, Olin Business School & Founder, Israel Summer Business Academy
Avi Green – North American Director, Authentic Israel
Carrie Filipetti – Director of Portfolio Management, The Paul E. Singer Foundation