Change-Makers from Across the Country Attend America's Charities Inaugural Collective Impact Conference in Washington, D.C. to Tackle Real-World Challenges via Employee Giving and Engagement
More than 100 change-makers from across the country came together in Washington, D.C. this month, for America’s Charities inaugural Collective Impact Conference, hosted by Hogan Lovells US LLP.
The only event of its kind to bring together private and public sector employers and nonprofits, the Collective Impact Conference featured employee giving, engagement, and social impact experts who lead the audience in an afternoon full of discussions about what’s new, what’s tried and true, and what's yet to come as it relates to tackling real-world challenges via giving and engagement.
Featured speakers included:
- Steve Greenhalgh, CSR Matters
- Ashley Helsing, National Down Syndrome Society
- Matthew Nelson, New York Life
- Wendi Safstrom, SHRM Foundation
- Diahann Smith, National Cooperative Bank (NCB)
- Jim Starr, America's Charities
- Kat Williams, Animal Welfare League of Arlington (AWLA)
- Heather Lofkin Wright, PwC US (PricewaterhouseCoopers)
"So insightful to be in a room filled with change ambassadors coming from a diverse array of organizations!" said Caeley Kane, Capital Area Food Bank.
"All of the panels, speakers and staff shared such valuable information that I will implement. Some key takeaways I valued most included ways to engage employees, measure results, and showcase how partnering with my organization not only addresses branding but also aligns with corporate business strategies," said Debi Alexander, PHILLIPS Programs.
"It was a pleasure and honor to share the platform with my fellow panelists and share my insights on Saving The World One Paycheck at a Time. I believe in the work America's Charities, your partners and members are doing every day. The title of the session was so fitting for we are truly saving the world one paycheck at a time," said panelist Diahann Smith, National Cooperative Bank (NCB).
Following the event, attendees had the chance to network and connect with each other during a happy hour overlooking a magnificent view of the Washington Monument. Click here for photos from the conference.
If you were unable to attend this year's Collective Impact Conference, you can catch up now and view recordings of each panel on your own time. Click here for access to the videos, and be sure to attend in-person next spring!