Where People of Color in Philanthropy Thrive
June 25-27, 2023
Community - Leadership - Affinity - Progress
The Summit is an annual signature Joy-Raising experience that brings together people of color in philanthropy.
This is a unique gathering of leaders of color who are philanthropists and professionals engaged in dialogue and learning that moves the needle for the entire sector. How? By holding discussions at the highest levels, authentic exchange of experiences and developing ideas that raise the bar for the entire sector.
Through engaging conversations with thought leaders participants each learn how to use their talent to positively impact solutions to our society's most challenging issues.
Join Us for The Summit!
Together Let's Do Great Things
Welcome! I'm Tesha McCord Poe, Founder of Joy-Raising and I'm thrilled that The Summit will once again gather a community of leaders to explore and grow individually and collectively. The voices of professionals and donors of color are critically needed in philanthropy and The Summit is only the beginning of how we will make an impact together. Thank you for your interest in this Joy-Raising experience.
The Summit is a Community of Leaders
Take a look at past speakers at The Summit
Speakers for the 2023 have not yet been announced so stay tuned as we share this exciting news throughout the year.
In the meantime, please take a look at the tremendous leaders who joined us at the last Summit.
President and CEO- Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley, Former Mayor of San Jose
CEO Big Brothers, Big Sisters New York
President, Archbishop Mitty High School
Former Head of School, The Center for Early Education, Emeritus Board Member, African American Board Leadership
James Calleroz White
Head of School, Galloway School
Trustee, National Association of Independent Schools
George Dickinson, III
Board Chair, Spirit of Atlanta
Board Chair, Live Oak School
Founder and Managing Director, Base Ventures
Dr. Trent Haywood
Former Chief Medical Officer, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association
Managing Partner, GGV Capital
Co-Founder and General Partner, Reach Capital
Kathy and Kristen Sledge
Singer, Songwriter, Author, Philanthropist
Author, Journalist, Screenwriter
Dalila Wilson Scott
Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, Comcast Corporation
President, Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation
Executive Director, Northern Illinois Community Initiatives
Product Manager, Social Impact, Meta
President and CEO
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Board Member, Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Wellness as Your Superpower
Sustaining Your Presence By Investing In You
Sustaining ourselves as philanthropy professionals and particularly front line fundraisers is a challenge as we are always acting on behalf of others putting their interests and needs before our on for the sake of reaching our dollar and strategic goals. Nonetheless, with intention, it is possible to find balance and joy daily in our work. We've assembled a wise council of experts who will provide guidance about how to thrive year after year even in the most challenging circumstances. Karen Osborne, Dr. June Parks and Michelle Maldonado Lopes will have a critical conversation facilitated by Tammy Charles.
What You Need to Know About The Summit 2023
Is is possible to become a Summit Sponsor?
Yes! We encourage you to consider joining Summit Sponsors to help to grow the pipeline of people of color who are professionals and volunteers in philanthropy.
Bronze $ 5,000
Copper $ 2,500
Are refunds available if I am no longer able to attend the event?
A 50% refund will be available up until April 14, 2023. After that date registration is nonrefundable.