The Philanthropy 3.0 Speaker Series features national leaders in philanthropy innovation who debate and discuss disruptive changes in the sector. Hosted by The Heyman Center for Philanthropy and Fundraising, the series invites panelists to explore the hottest topics of the day as related to the profession.
Crowdfunding 3.0: The Top-five, Nonprofit Mistakes to Avoid
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
As crowdfunding enters its third year as a new fundraising platform, a panel of top crowdfunding CEOs and nonprofit fundraisers parse the hype and share what works for social-good advocates and organizations.
- Robert Wolfe, co-founder, Crowdrise
- Shaun King, founder, HopeMob
- Geoff Livingston, author and organizer, Give to the Max Day/Razoo
- Stephanie Pereira, nonprofit manager, Kickstarter
- Mary Ann Wincorkowski, graphic designer and volunteer for Word Up (an education nonprofit that raised $64,000 on IndieGoGo)
- Howard Greenstein, instructor, NYU Heyman Center—moderator
Networked Activism: Women’s Causes Online
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Top advocates and wired donors for women's and girls' causes explore the new power of online social networks to hold charities accountable and create a digital critical mass for change.
- Allison Fine, author, The Networked Nonprofit
- Jennifer James, founder, Mom Bloggers for Social Good
- Nancy Schwartzman, filmmaker and creator, The Line and Circle of 6
- Vanessa Valenti, founder, Feministing blog
- Tom Watson, instructor, NYU Heyman Center—moderator
Cause Video for Fundraising and Social Change
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Top cause filmmakers and video activists talk about the evolution of short-form video and its growing importance in messaging, fundraising, and impact measurement. We will be screening videoclips and previewing the Do-Good Nonprofit Video Awards.
- Lee Hirsch, filmmaker, Bully
- Mark Horvath, founder of InvisiblePeople.tv
- Susan MacLaury, producer, 2013 Oscar winning documentary short, Inocente
- Michael Hoffman, CEO, See3 Communications and Do-Gooder Video Awards
- Marcia Stepanek, instructor, NYU Heyman Center and Speaker Series Curator—moderator