New York Chapter

EPIP New York provides programming and leadership opportunities for new and seasoned professionals working in the New York metropolitan area. Committed to contributing to a multigenerational and effective field of philanthropy that supports social change, EPIP NY works to respond to the needs of its membership through content-based and networking events.

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EPIP NYC Steering Committee

Gabby Dizon, Rockefeller Philanthropic Advisors [Co-Chair]
Nichole Martini, Martini-Agostino Associates [Co-Chair]

Liz Alsina, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Juan Sebastian Arias, Living Cities, Inc.
Ashley Bowden, Cool Culture
Laura Cantekin, Surdna Foundation
Betsy Edasery, TCC Group
Sadia Kalam, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation [Treasurer]
Alexis King, Open Society Foundations
Serwah Kufuor, Educational Alliance
Katja Kurz, Cultural Vistas
Jaclyn Le, The Wallace Foundation
Sarah Martin, American Express Philanthropic Program
Kayla Ny, Confluence Philanthropy [Networking & Partnerships]
Shin Otake, Surdna Foundation
Stephanie Ramirez-Burnett, Open Society Foundations
Emerson Soto, Gbowee Peace Foundation, U.S.A.
Dustin Sposato, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors [Communications]
Rebecca Wisotsky, Funders for LGBTQ Issues
Rachael Young, Mertz-Gilmore Foundation

  1. EPIP-NY hosts Open Membership Meeting & Fall Kick-Off Mixer

    Last Thursday, September 15th, in co-sponsorship with The Citibank Foundation, EPIP-NY hosted it’s Fall 2011 Open Membership Meeting & Kick-Off events. The meeting included an introduction to the current steering committee, a review of the first chapter mid-year report, upcoming activities, the new chapter website, and a candid discussion with meeting attendees about how EPIP-NY can best serve its members....

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  2. Upcoming Event: “6 Ways to Rock Your Career” with Author Trista Harris

    “6 Ways to Rock Your Career” with Author Trista Harris October 12, 6:30 – 9 pm Reception to followHub San Francisco901 Mission Street, Suite 105, San FranciscoTickets available via Eventbrite $15 EPIP Members (includes free copy of book “How to Become a Nonprofit Rockstar: 50 Ways to Accelerate Your Career”)  $20 Non-members  $10 Non-member pre-purchase of book EPIP Bay Area...

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  3. Caring Across Generations: A Campaign for Jobs, Justice and the Transformation of Care

    Caring Across Generations:  A Campaign for Jobs, Justice and the Transformation of Care September 27, 2011, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Ford Foundation, 320 East 43rd Street Presenters include Ai-Jen Poo, Executive Director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance and Sarita Gupta, Executive Director of Jobs with Justice. The Ford Foundation’s Quality Employment and Democratic Participation Units, along with our partners,  the Jewish Funds for...

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  4. Inland Empire Learning Tour

    Inside the Inland Empire: A Case Study in Cross-Issue Grantmaking Where: Ontario When: September 13th and 14th, 2011 For more information, visit Join the Neighborhood Funders Group’s Working Group on Labor and Community Partnerships and the Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrant and Refugees (GCIR) as we explore the connection of our issues and grantmaking to improve the working, living and...

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New York Chapter Events