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. Upcoming Event: IDEX Happy Hour, August 24th

    The IDEX Young Professionals Group (YPG) is made up of passionate individuals dedicated to grassroots poverty alleviation and social justice in developing countries and raising awareness and funds for community based organizations in Africa, Asia and Latin America. YPG is looking to welcome new members to the YPG team and help support our Grassroutes bike trek in September. Members from...

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  2. Job Opportunities

    International Development Exchange (IDEX) is hiring:Director of Philanthropic Partnerships Harvard University, San Francisco Development Office is hiring:Staff Assistant, FAS West Coast Development , Job #24541BR Teen Success is hiring: Program Manager This newly-established non-profit is looking for a Program Manager to oversee the training and implementation of new support groups for teen mothers throughout California. Interested candidates should sent a...

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  3. Connect Across Affinity Groups

    New York Meets National JAG When: Monday, September 26 from 6-8 pm Where: Philanthropy New York, 79 Fifth Avenue, 4th Floor, New York, NY 225 What: An opportunity to learn about the national Joint Affinity Groups (JAG), NY-area JAG, and chances to engage in joint work. See below for more details. You’re probably familiar with the Joint Affinity Groups (JAG) through the annual holiday...

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  4. Reflections on The REAL Job Search Workshop

    Trying to decipher your career path is tough in a field where professional growth is often shrouded in mystery. After a venting session about following all the rules and still not finding a job, fellow EPIP steering committee member Tiauna George and I decided to learn the secrets to getting noticed. We organized a workshop on August 3, 2011 called,...

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  5. Call for Chapter Volunteers & New Steering Committee Members (Application Attached)

    The New York City Chapter of Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (EPIP) has opened it’s volunteer application process for 2012. The following three documents will be helpful in determining your interest and eligibility for a position as an EPIP-NY volunteer. The first document is an information sheet supporting the chapter volunteer application process and expectations. If applicable, please pay specific attention to the...

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