EPIP LA | Lunch with a Leader Series: John Kobara

Free for lunch on Friday, November 16th? Join us for the next event in our Lunch with a Leader Series!

We are thrilled to announce that John Kobara of the California Community Foundation will be EPIP LA's next distinguished lunch date. Join us for an intimate lunch to learn more about his career path, and to chat with him about philanthropy, mentorship, and career-building. 

On-site parking is free. Lunch will be provided, just bring your questions!

Space is limited, so reserve your spot today!


After serving 5 years on the Board of Directors, John was appointed Executive VP and Chief Operating Officer for the California Community Foundation (CCF) in 2008. Founded in 1915, CCF is the 65th largest foundation in the nation with more than $1.8 billion in assets. CCF is focused on creating equitable opportunities for LA County’s most vulnerable residents as well as assisting high net worth families pursue their philanthropic visions.

John has given hundreds of workshops and presentations for Fortune 500 corporations, universities, professional associations, non-profits, and community organizations all over the world. He posts his ideas, thoughts and recommendations on his popular blog SWiVELtime.com

John has lead and managed diverse and complex non-profit and for-profit organizations. John was engaged in three pioneering start-ups traversing education and entertainment. He regards himself as a social entrepreneur who specializes in building successful and growing organizations through innovation and a focus on social outcomes. John currently serves on the boards of the Japanese American National Museum, MLK Community Hospital Foundation, SCGA Junior Foundation and Walden University.

John received the 2014 Southern California Grantmakers JAG Leadership Award. The 2011 Trailblazer Award from the US Pan Asian Pacific Chamber of Commerce. In 2010, John was honored for distinguished public service with the Coro of Southern California Crystal Eagle award. And in 2007, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa gave John the City of Angels award for his service on behalf of children and families. He was a Coro Fellow in LA and earned degrees from UCLA, USC, and Occidental College.


This is the third event in the Lunch with a Leader Series. Previous lunches featured conversations with Dr. Bob Ross, and Renata Simril.

WHEN
November 16, 2018 at 12pm - 1:30pm Pacific Time (US & Canada)
WHERE
The CA Endowment, 2nd Floor, Suite A
1000 N Alameda St
Los Angeles, CA 90012
United States
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CONTACT
Carrie Harlow ·
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Michelle Yoon Piper Kamins Rosalyn Escobar Joanna Kabat Talia Gibas Roger Perez Michael Nailat Rocele Estanislao Kavi Lal Angela Sanchez Kelsey Picken Heidi Kato Brooke Ehrenpreis Kristin Runnels Sara Hahn Saul Valdez Farrah Azizi Becky Newman Carrie Harlow

Who's RSVPing

Michelle Yoon
Piper Kamins
Rosalyn Escobar
Joanna Kabat
Talia Gibas
Roger Perez
Michael Nailat
Rocele Estanislao
Kavi Lal
Angela Sanchez
Kelsey Picken
Heidi Kato
Brooke Ehrenpreis
Kristin Runnels
Sara Hahn
Saul Valdez
Farrah Azizi
Becky Newman
Carrie Harlow
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